Chamber plans cash giveaway

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Effort promotes local shopping

PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce, along with 11 participating local businesses, announced this year’s Christmas cash giveaway.  
To win, shoppers must register at one of the participating merchants by Friday to win chamber gift certificates.

The promotion is intended to encourage local shopping over the holiday season and give local residents some extra shopping money compliments of local businesses. The total cash to be given away this year is $1,100.  Winners will be drawn weekly from each participating location.

Winners and prize-drawing locations for last week are Angela Henning from Celebrations, Jennifer Mattingly from Domestic Goddess Salon & Boutique, Roger Dale Peter from German American, Scarlet Carter from Fischer’s Furniture & Appliance, Samantha DuPont from Hauenstein’s, Pam Austin from Noble’s, Tina Smith from Now & Then, Sam Fredell from Old National Bank, Leslie Ransom from Roland’s, Anita Bruggeman from Skinsations and Joyce Alvey from The Depot Artisan Shop.

Certificates are also available for sale at the chamber office and can be purchased in any denomination. Recipients may use certificates for purchases at the following Perry County businesses: AT&T InTouch Communications, Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit, Blue Heron Winery, Canary Outdoor Power, Carriage Inn, Celebrations, Charlie’s Auto Parts, Day’s Inn, Domestic Goddess Salon & Boutique, Everbody’s Fun and Fitness, Fifth Third Bank, Fischer’s Furniture & Appliance, Gatherings, German American, Hauenstein’s, Holiday Inn Express, Lulu’s Prom & Bridal, Maurices, McFall Family Meats, New Directions Health & Fitness, Nobles IGA, Now & Then, Orscheln Farm & Home, PSC, Ramada Inn, Rocky Point Waterfront Grille, Roland’s Jewelry, ServiceMaster of Tell City, Skinsations, VIP-Petals, Walmart Tell City Supercenter, Werner Drug Store, William Tell Antiques & Collectibles and Winzerwald Winery.

This year more than $30,000 in retail sales was kept in the county through the gift certificate program.

Chamber member businesses can be added to the list of participating businesses free of charge.  For more information, call 547-2385.