Mob Storms Valdosta Business With Cash

By: Greg Gullberg Email
By: Greg Gullberg Email

- Valdosta, Ga. - May 22, 2012 -

A mob of dozens of people stormed a business in downtown Valdosta Tuesday.

No, it's not what it sounds like. It's a "Cash Mob".

People head to a randomly selected locally owned business to spend money. The Valdosta Chamber of Commerce organized the event.

Tuesday's big winner was City Market.

"I had so much fun shopping for my grand baby. I have a new baby coming in the fall and I found these precious little shoes and this great crib sheet," said Betty Morgan, who was a shopper at the event in addition to being the Chamber's Vice President.

"We're excited about it. We've got some people I've never met before and then some customers that are good loyal customers with us that shop in here all the time. So it's definitely exciting to see such a mix of different people," said City Market owner, Jessica Newman.

Participants spent around $10 to $30 each.

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  • by LBO on May 23, 2012 at 09:49 AM
    As a local business owner, I think this is an AWESOME thing!!! Wish Tallahassee would do that for me...
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      by Anonymous on May 23, 2012 at 11:33 AM in reply to LBO
      LBO, I absolutely agree with you!! We wish the same here! :)
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