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#socialsaturday supporting businesses with backbone

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Today is the first ever Social Saturday (#socialsaturday), a day to celebrate consumer facing social enterprises in Wales, the quality goods they offer and the contribution they make to their communities. It is part of the Wales Co-operative Centre’s‘ Go Full Circle’ campaign to raise awareness of consumer facing social enterprises and encourage more people in Wales to buy from them.

Why not join the Wales Co-operative Centre team, who are supporting local social enterprises by:

  • Going for a coffee in a social enterprise café – such as St Catherine’s Church in Pontypridd
  • Having a pint in a community owned pub – like Saith Seren in Wrexham
  • Visiting a leisure centre or tourist attraction which is run as a social enterprise – like Picton Castle or one of the Celtic Leisure Centres in Neath Port Talbot
  • Attending a performance at a social enterprise – such as Galeri or Scala Prestatyn
  • Buying something from a social enterprise shop or market – for example Riverside Market, Sussed, Fair Do’s or Llanmadoc shop

You can find a social enterprise near you at this  online directory, where you can also read about what social enterprises can achieve.

Tell the world about your experiences by Tweeting with the hashtag #socialsaturday.

Written by Dave Brown

September 21, 2013 at 11:12 am

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