Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Small Business Saturday BINGO

Main Street Toccoa will sponsor an event on November 29, Small Business Saturday, in historic downtown Toccoa.  The event will be a Small Business Saturday BINGO game.  As customers shop, they get their BINGO card stamped when they browse in a store or make a purchase (no purchase necessary).  Once a row is completed (it can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal), the customer fills out the contact information and leaves the card with any participating merchant.  Main Street will pick up the completed cards after the event.  The Winner will be chosen at random from the pool of completed cards and announced on Friday, December 5 at the Lighting of the Tree Ceremony at 8:00 p.m. in front of Stephens Federal Bank.  First prize is a $150 gift certificate, second prize is a $100 gift certificate, and third prize is a $50 gift certificate to the downtown store of the winner’s choice from the participating stores.

Many of the participating stores will be having special sales for the event.  The participating stores are:
  • {ash-ling} Bookstore
  • BJ’s Restaurant
  •  CK Morgan & Company
  • Downtown Flowers
  • Feral
  • Flip-Flop
  • Just Sew Pretty
  • Sew Fabulous
  • Spa & Salon Anastasia
  • The Studio
  • Threads
  • Troup’s Studio & Hallmark
  • Victoria’s Sweet Treats
  • Whistlestop Antique Market
  • X-Factor Grill & Cornerstone Restaurant

In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The single day has grown into a powerful movement, and more people are taking part than ever before.

Customers can pick up a BINGO card at the Main Street office any time before the event or on the day of the event at any participating business.  For more information, please contact Weslie Clark at 706-282-3232.