Shop Geneseo!

 

Promotion Encourages Shoppers to Spend Money Locally for Prizes

After a decade long absence, the Geneseo Chamber's Shop Geneseo! promotion has returned! Shop Geneseo! encourages shoppers to support local businesses by spending money locally in order to enter for prizes.

"We knew that a quick holiday retail event such as the Chamber's traditional Christmas Open House wouldn't work as well in 2020." said Zack Sullivan, Executive Director of the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce. "What's old is new again in 2020 and we're bringing the classic Shop Geneseo! promotion back!"

"Recent mitigations from the State of Illinois have certainly had a negative impact on small businesses not only in Geneseo, but throughout the State." Sullivan continued. "It is the Chamber's hope that the Shop Geneseo! promotion reminds residents and guests of Geneseo to shop small and to support our outstanding local businesses who have had a very difficult 2020. Community support of local small businesses during this holiday season has never been more important."

The Shop Geneseo! promotion encourages shoppers to support local businesses, which is important during the recent mitigations seen in Illinois. Here's how it works:

1.) Shop at a participating location to get a unique stamp on your card. Any denomination can be stamped, provided you spent at least $25 at a local business. You can support multiple businesses on the same card. Shop Geneseo! cards are available at participating locations, on the front page of the 11/18/2020 Henry County Advertizer, or at the Geneseo Chamber office.

2.) Spend $100 at Geneseo businesses to enter into a drawing for over 20 prizes, including gift certificates or a Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer from Village Home Stores. Shoppers can enter multiple times for every $100 spent.

3.) Participating businesses are Geneseo Chamber member businesses only. This promotion is not valid at non-Chamber member businesses. Non-member businesses are invited to join the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce if they wish to participate. Card stamps are unique and a list of Geneseo Chamber businesses is available at https://www.geneseo.org/member-directory

Have fun doing your holiday shopping in Geneseo while playing an important role in supporting our local small business economy!

Shop Geneseo! begins on Friday November 20th and runs through Sunday December 13 - Giving you almost a month to shop and enter to win! Start early and start winning by choosing to Shop Geneseo!

Here is a list of our local participating businesses!

 
Alexis Doggie Spa
All in Stitches
Avon by Roger
B & B Lawn Equip & Cyclery
Barney’s Korner Bar & Grill
Beck’s Oil Company
Becker & Becker, Inc.
Blackhawk Bank & Trust
Bill Miller Excavating
Bob Johnson Construction
Burke Cleaners
C&S Antique Mall
Cellar, The
Central Bank
Central School House Inn
Chicago Street Decorating Center
CIC Your Digital Print Center
Culvers of Geneseo
Dairy Queen of Geneseo
Dalcon Todd Productions
Designs on the Boulevard
Double S Masonry & Carpentry Inc.
Drip Shack, The
Ed. U, LLC
Elizabeth Ann’s Kitchen/Local Motive
Emerick Pest Control, Inc.
Fareway Food Stores of Geneseo
Farm & Fleet
Farmers National Bank
Four Seasons/Four Seasons Outlet
Geneseo Art League & Gallery
Geneseo Brewing Company
Geneseo Campground
Geneseo Communications
Geneseo Country Club
Geneseo Community School District #228
Geneseo Farmers Market
Geneseo Fitness
Geneseo Home Furnishings
Geneseo Park District
Geneseo Republic
Gifts 4 U
Goodwill of the Heartland
Great Revivalist Brew Lab
Growth, Inc.
Hammond Henry Hospital
Holland & Sons, Inc
Hometown Express
In-A-Godda-Da-Vida
Jazzercise (Geneseo)
JW’s Shooting Parlor
Katsch Boutique
Leamen’s Bar & Grill
Locals Love Us
Maple Grove Framing & Gallery
Miller Farm & Business
MIVA
Musical Memories
My Moon Creations
Northside Rexall Drug
Oakwood Tax Services
One Way Carpet & Upholstery
Pat N Lea's
Pegasus Fine Gifts
Pizza Hut of Geneseo
Raelyn’s Pub & Eatery
Richmond Hill Players
Rutabaga Art 
Sarah DeMaranville Photography
Save A Lot
Serendipity Children’s Boutique
Smith Studio and Gallery
Springfield Armory
State Street Café
Studio G Salon & Spa
Subway
Sweet Peas Grill & Bar
Underground Graphics
Union Federal Savings & Loan
Vibrant Credit Union
Village Florist, Gifts & Antiques
Village Home Stores
Vision Source
Vorac Pharmacy
Walmart
Wirthy Treasures

 

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