The Shift Your Shopping Campaign is all about the power of buying local. By shifting your purchases just 10% toward independent businesses, you are helping our local economy thrive.
Shift Your Shopping is more than just one Saturday. Between Nov. 13th and Dec. 17th when you use your LOVEVA App ten times, you’ll earn ten hearts and be automatically be entered to win one of four $100 gift cards to the LOVEVA business of your choice. You can purchase a cup of coffee or a sofa, just scan the QR code at the register. To make sure you are collecting all the hearts you can, click on the Find A Business button in your App so you can find the LOVEVA businesses anywhere in Hampton Roads!
Thank to all the readers for their support. Downloading the LOVEVA App may seem playful but it is serious business. Keeping our dollars local by shopping at hard working independent stores is community activism at its finest. Every dollar spent locally gets turned around at least three times. That means that the dollar does not go to a corporate office somewhere in the world but goes to support a local advertising campaign which buys t-shirts for a local soccer team which buys them from a local screen printer. Buy local is not just a mantra, it means a great deal to someone you know.
Independents Week is an annual campaign, encompassing July 4, to engage local independent businesses and citizens in celebrating entrepreneurial spirit and the freedom our local businesses embody. Independents Week also is an occasion to recognize small businesses’ contributions to the community–and to affirm citizens’ role in shaping their community’s future.
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Friday June 9th – Sunday June 11th
Come by and visit 13 local bussinesses under the big tent!
We’re inviting all our Lovevas on a date to Care-A-Lot Pet Supply’s 10th Annual Pet Lover’s Extravaganza!
There will be plenty of fun for the whole family! DockDogs® will be holding competitions all weekend long. The Kid Zone will have clowns, face painting, balloon animals, and a moonbounce. K9s in Flight will have their team of rescued dogs performing their famous high-flying acrobatics. And new this year, we’ll have a lure chasing course from Swift Paws Dog Luring!
There will also be contests & giveaways all weekend long! Be sure to bring your dog to enter some of our contests (best dressed, tail wagging, ice cream eating, peanut butter eating, pet kissing and treat eating)!
Come out and meet manufacturer representatives from over 60 vendors and get free samples and coupons from your favorite brands. You can also earn a heart with us for just enjoying the weekend with your best friend! Click here for more information.
1617 Diamond Springs Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23455