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P-R PHOTO/GABE DICKENS Max Jennings (left) of Burlington affixes one of his custom-made bow ties from his Dapper Dinosuar collection to his friend, Sarah Jennette of Plattsburgh, at Conroy's Organics in Beekmantown during Small Business Saturday. Conroy's also featured live music, wine and food tasting, and a food drive to support the local food shelves. Conroy's was just one of dozens of local small businesses that participated in the nationwide initiative to increase revenue among mom and pop shops between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.