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Win $5000 and other prizes in Oakland County's "Small Business Saturday" Shopping Contest

November 20,2018 07:25

Shoppers who buy goods or services from thousands of independently owned small businesses in communities across Oakland County are eligible to win. One lucky shopper will win a $5,000 grand prize, courtesy of North American Bancard. Second prize is ...and more »

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OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) -- -      

“It’s so important to remember our local small businesses during the holiday shopping season,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “This is a win-win for our businesses and the shoppers. Our communities welcome the increased foot traffic this event generates for local retailers, restaurants and other businesses.”
To enter, shoppers must text ShopTextWin to 41411 to receive a text message with a link to a shopper registration page where they upload their contact information and a photo of their store receipt. All entries must be received by Nov. 27th at 4:30 p.m. and the prizes will be awarded by Dec. 12.
As an incentive to encourage small businesses to register and promote the contest, CEED Lending is offering a $1,000 prize to a randomly selected business and the Bank of Ann Arbor will award $500 to the business employee who waits on the customer who wins the grand prize of $5,000. There is no cost for a business to register and any small business in Oakland County can sell the winning receipt.
Many registered merchants are offering sales and prizes of their own Nov. 24. Participating merchants, contest rules, and registration information are available at www.AdvantageOakland.com/ShopSmall.
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