“Cash Mob” Concept Being Tried In Northwest Iowa
Date posted - October 2, 2012
It’s a new idea that some chambers of commerce in northwest Iowa are trying. The idea is for a crowd of people show up in a local business and spend some money.
Rock Rapids Chamber Director Angie Jager says they will do their first Cash Mob on Wednesday (October 3).
(She says to meet at 11:45 at the Chamber, located next to Subway — where they’ll draw the name.)
She says people are asked to bring $20 and be ready to spend it at the chosen Rock Rapids business. According to Jager, the idea helps support local businesses and should help build the economy. Not only does the business get a financial shot in the arm from all those twenty dollar bills, but the public will have a chance to find out what kinds of products and services are available at that business even if it’s not one they normally patronize — and perhaps they’ll remember that when they are looking for those products and services again someday.
Leave a ReplySheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Back to:“Cash Mob” Concept Being Tried In Northwest Iowa