Pledge to spend $100 of your shopping dollars at locally owned and operated businesses this year and you will be entered to win one of our deluxe prize packages from local merchants. With your support, we can make a difference in the economic health of our community.
Email "I PLEDGE" to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be automatically registered for the prize drawing. Pledges accepted through 12/18/08. Winners will be notified 12/19/08 via email.
If every CityBeat reader participates, our collective efforts can generate $33 million this holiday season for our local economy. Studies have found that local independent stores tend to have about 3x greater economic impact than national chain stores. Please consider being a part of this important cause, and use the buttons above to share this with your friends and family.
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Prize Package (valued at $500) provided by the following local businesses: