CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

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Himes Visits Westport Businesses During Annual Small Business Week

May 6, 2015
Press Release

Westport, CT  – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement after visiting three locally-owned small businesses in Westport this afternoon. He met with owners and shop-goers at Saugatuck Sweets, Saugatuck Craft Butchery and DownUnder during the 52nd annual National Small Business Week.

“Our small businesses are creating two out of every three net jobs in this country. Places like Saugatuck Sweets, Craft Butchery and DownUnder are growing our economy while supporting the communities they operate in. In Connecticut, especially, they help give our cities and towns the tight-knit feel we cherish. I thank them for having me today to visit and thank and support all of our hard-working small business owners and employees.”

Click here for pictures of Himes touring these small businesses along Riverside Avenue in Westport:

Saugatuck Sweets, a new candy, ice cream and dessert shop

Saugatuck Craft Butchery, a butcher and café offering a variety of locally-grown meats

DownUnder, a new location of the Rowayton stand-up paddleboard and kayak rental and retail shop