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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Shop local this Valentine’s Day weekend

Show our small businesses some love this weekend by shopping local this Valentine’s Day weekend!

Hidden Hearts is a new Valentine’s Day shopping event that rewards Portlanders for buying their Valentine’s gifts at local, independent retailers.  The brainchild of Supportland co-founder Katrina Scotto di Carlo, Hidden Hearts showcases Portland’s small business community and gives shoppers the opportunity to cash in while supporting their neighborhood stores.

Shoppers can collect a Hidden Heart at each participating Supportland business through February 14.  On February 15, each heart will turn into 20 Supportland Merits to use during a 24-hour shopping spree on

As a champion for small businesses, Nick will help kick off Hidden Hearts at SW Portland’s Crafty Wonderland on Friday morning at 8 am. 

Local small businesses are part of what makes Portland great. They employ half of our workforce and strengthens our neighborhoods.  For every dollar spent at a small business, nearly 70 cents stay in our local economy.

Check out Supportland’s website for more information. 

How Portland's small businesses are gearing up for Valentine's Day

Andy Giegerich in the Portland Business Journal

Nick Fish Asks Portlanders to Shop Locally for Valentine's Day

Skye McKizzie in GoLocalPDX