Looking to do something to support the local economy that is simple and fun while helping Douglas County’s future? It’s easy – participate in the Buy Local – Win Big Contest and keep the holiday cheer HERE this holiday season! The Douglas County Chamber and Main Street Villa Rica are partnering for the third year in a row to encourage the community to buy local November 30th through December 15th and in return, one lucky person will win $1,000. This program is also presented by media partners; Chapel Hill News and Views and Villa Rica News and Views.
Here’s how you can participate. First, shop at any Chamber member or Villa Rica Main Street member business. There is no minimum purchase requirement. Next, turn in your receipt at the Douglas County Chamber or the Main Street Villa Rica Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday by December 15th. There is no limit to the number of receipts you can submit. All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on December 16th. Finally, watch the Douglas County Chamber Facebook page for the drawing on December 17th at 4 p.m. to see if your receipt is drawn. The winning participant will receive $1,000 and the participating business will receive $300.
Janet Chumley, Villa Rica Main Street manager, commented, “We are excited to partner with the Douglas County Chamber for another Buy Local Win Big Contest. We encourage the community to support local businesses as they are the heart of the community and helps keep our cities thriving and vibrant.”
“The Chamber believes in the importance of keeping tax dollars local so we are excited to offer the Buy Local – Win Big Contest during the holiday season,” Douglas County Chamber President and CEO, Sara Ray, stated. “Nearly 75% of our Chamber members are businesses of ten employees or less, and it is so important to support these companies in our community. We hope many residents will participate!”
For more information on Buy Local – Win Big, contact the Douglas County Chamber at 770.942.5022. Entry forms can be found in the November issue of Chapel Hill News & Views, or at www.douglascountygeorgia.com.