BIXBY, Okla. — Bixby companies are working collectively to assist one another get well from the pandemic.

Regardless of being in a busy space close to 111th and Memorial, the native companies on the South Park Middle mentioned issues have been gradual, however they’re hoping to alter that this weekend.

“We now have to help our small native companies proper now,” mentioned Shana Wallace, proprietor of Nourishment.

Wallace opened Nourishment on the South Park Middle two years in the past. She mentioned it was busy on the time, however COVID-19 slowed it down.

“Throughout the pandemic, three to 4 companies shut down,” Wallace mentioned. “My neighbor suite subsequent door, they’ve had two completely different rotating companies which have come and gone within the final 12 months.”

Throughout the car parking zone, Sean Kibble’s spouse just lately opened Align Physique and Wellness, taking the leap to open a brand new enterprise through the pandemic.

“It’s been an thrilling studying course of to form of navigate by way of what’s the ‘regular’ now,” Kibble mentioned.

Kibble, Wallace and different enterprise homeowners are hoping to carry extra life to their procuring heart. So, they’re internet hosting a block celebration in its car parking zone this Saturday. There will probably be meals and music within the car parking zone. And giveaways contained in the taking part companies.

“It is simply a chance to not simply have everyone come out and hand around in the tent, however we wish you to enter the companies, meet the individuals operating the companies, see what they’re about,” Kibble mentioned.

They mentioned it’s a chance to buy small and present help for others in the neighborhood.

“We’ve obtained such nice family-owned, small, native companies which have labored actually onerous to remain open throughout this final 12 months,” Wallace mentioned. “And we simply actually must help one another in order that we will all keep and assist our group.”

The block celebration is Saturday from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. on the South Park Middle close to 111th and Memorial in Bixby.

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