The Merry Mustang Market at the St. Mary Catholic Elementary School in Welland supports students and small businesses.Merry Mustang Market supporting small companies, college students in Welland

St. Mary Catholic Elementary Faculty is inviting neighborhood members and small companies to hitch them in kicking off the Christmas buying season at their annual Merry Mustangs Market.

“We’ve got some meals coming. We’ve got a beautiful assortment of simply native companies who do crafts, Christmas crafts, wreaths, house decor, customised gifts. It’s only a excellent spot to come back store, and get a head begin in your Christmas buying, and help native,” mentioned Taylor Blanchard, a guardian who helps to prepare the Merry Mustang Market.

Blanchard says it is a nice alternative to not solely help the varsity, but additionally small companies within the space.

“The distributors pay for his or her spots, and that goes to learn our college students. Then all of the distributors hold their income from their gross sales,” she defined. “It has been a few rocky years for everyone with COVID, so I do know all of the small companies love all these alternatives.”

Funds raised from these spots, and from a raffle that may occur in the course of the market will go in the direction of supporting the scholars at St. Mary Catholic Faculty in a large number of how.

“We simply like to do various things for the children at our college. From area journeys to we’re actually massive on spirit put on, so we prefer to reward them various things like that, and simply stored placing on a variety of enjoyable occasions,” Blanchard mentioned.

The market will likely be held on Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Faculty, 120 Plymouth Rd.

“We simply thank all people prematurely for coming in, supporting native the distributors, as nicely for simply supporting our college students. It means the world to us,” added Blanchard.

Tables for distributors focused on collaborating within the Merry Mustangs Market are nonetheless obtainable at $30 a desk.

Anybody focused on collaborating within the Merry Mustangs Market can attain out to the varsity council at [email protected].