As the holiday shopping frenzy takes hold, local businesses are ready and willing to give customers the perfect gifts to treat family and friends. The Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Northbrook encourage all residents to make the Shop Northbrook pledge, promising to spend as much of their vacation budget as possible on the local shops and businesses that make the village a fun and fun place to be. dynamic for shopping all year round.
“Local shopping benefits everyone in the community,” says Tensley Garris, president of the Northbrook Chamber. “It preserves the health of community businesses that provide access to products and services, jobs and support to local nonprofits. It also generates essential sales tax dollars for the utilities we all use.
To encourage residents to stick to their pledge, the Chamber is promoting a Shop Northbrook contest until December 18. One lucky winner will be selected to receive gift cards from up to five Northbrook businesses of their choice, up to a total of $ 500. To enter, shop or dine at five different Northbrook stores or restaurants between November 1 and December 18, and submit a photo of your five receipts by December 18. Photos of receipts can be emailed to [email protected] or by mail to the Northbrook Chamber at 2002 Walters Ave. For full contest rules, visit www.LiveShopDineNorthbrook.com/promotions.
The Village and the Chamber are working together on marketing programs to connect residents with great gift ideas from local businesses. The Northbrook Shopping Elf pages on Facebook and Instagram share tips on shops and restaurants in the village. The Dine Northbrook Live Shop website, above, provides a full listing of restaurants as well as an overview of popular malls. A free mobile text program provides subscribers with updates on community events as well as specials from over 90 Northbrook stores, restaurants, lounges and service companies; sign up by texting NBK at 55678.
Buying local ensures a happy holiday season for your family and a healthy start to the year for the community as a whole. For more information on local Northbrook Chamber Shop initiatives, email [email protected]