The People’s Credit Union today announced its sponsorship of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce’s Shop Greater Newport gift card program. Shop Greater Newport (SGN) is a unique gift card program that encourages consumers to find and choose local businesses on Aquidneck Island and in Newport and Bristol counties. The SGN program offers a searchable website directory where anyone can browse local businesses and restaurants, see hours, menus, deals and specials.
The new Shop Greater Newport gift cards are redeemable at over 300 small businesses and restaurants. Gift cards can be purchased online and then redeemed at the self-serve kiosk in the lobby of Innovate Newport, located at 513 Broadway in Newport. To learn more about the program or to purchase a gift card, visit ShopGreaterNewport.com.
“People’s Credit Union has been a great partner in helping to sponsor our gift certificate program for over ten years and continuing to support our transition to our new Shop Greater Newport gift card program. The program encourages investment in our local economy by encouraging consumers to shop small and shop locally, ”Erin Donovan-Boyle, executive director of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce said in a statement.
Donovan-Boyle went on to say, “We are delighted to be able to offer the gift cards for sale online and in the lobby of the Innovate Newport building on Broadway, which makes it easier to support our local businesses and the economy. generally by making local purchases and donations, an important mission for both the Caisse populaire and the Chamber.
Sean Daly, President and CEO of People’s Credit Union, said, “We applaud the House for continuing to find ways to support the community with this valuable program. We all need local businesses to be successful in creating jobs for our neighbors, supporting our local nonprofits and youth programs, and improving the economic health of our community.