Local business owners prepare for Holiday Shopping Expo in Texarkana


TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL/KMSS) – Black-owned businesses are preparing for a Holiday Expo scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building at Four States Fairgrounds, 3700 E 50th St, Texarkana, AR 71854.

According to the Event Manager and CEO, of Jam Confection Co., LLC, DeJeune Kinchen, the event is an opportunity to network. There will be more than 15 businesses offering items like candles, clothes, and sweet treats.

“There are tons of black businesses here in our town, and they’re not as popular, you know people don’t really know about them they need a way to get their name out,” said Kinchen.

Businesses will be separated six feet apart with a direct walking path, a mask is required.

For more information on Texarkana Black Businesses, click here.

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