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Wise investments in essential infrastructure, a vibrant retail district, exceptional entertainment and recreational facilities, accessible quality healthcare, and new educational facilities make Vinton the ideal location for your business!
Beginning November 18, many stores will be open Sunday afternoons through Christmas.
Santa’s mailbox will also be available in front of LaGrange Pharmacy starting on November 18 through December 21.
0% HOLIDAY LOAN PROGRAM
The 0% Holiday Loan Program runs November 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 but don’t waste any time! Head down to the bank today to get signed up!
To continue our efforts to promote shopping in Vinton, we are again offering the 0% Holiday Loan Program. This program allows shoppers to borrow money from a Vinton bank at 0% interest for up to 6 months to make purchases at participating businesses. The banks participating in this VU promotion this year are Cedar Valley Bank & Trust and Farmers Savings Bank.
The process is easy as 1 – 2 – 3!
Stop into either Cedar Valley Bank & Trust or Farmers Savings Bank and fill out some paperwork. Note: You do NOT need to be a current customer at either bank to participate.
Start shopping at any of the participating businesses! Pick up your Christmas gifts! Need a new snow blower? Been putting off buying that new couch? Now is the time!
Repay your loan by May 1, 2018 and pay NO INTEREST! Any loans not paid off by May 1, 2018 will start to accrue standard bank interest.
Participating businesses include Arnold Motor Supply, Cameron Clothing, Clingman Pharmacy, Ervin Motor Company, Henkle Creek Mercantile, Jessy’s Gem Gallery, Koop’s Automotive, Kromminga Motors, LaGrange Pharmacy, McDowells, Michael & Dowd, Nature’s Corner, Nick’s TV & Appliance, Rabe Home Comfort, Theisens and Three D Kitchens.
HOLIDAY PUNCH CARD
Back by popular demand, Vinton Unlimited is offering a ‘holidayy lights‘ punch card to be used during the holiday shopping season! For every $10 spent, receive one punch. Completed cards will be entered to win weekly prizes of Vinton Value Dollars and one grand prize valued over $600. DOUBLE PUNCHES will be available on the Holiday Open House (11/19/17) and Small Business Saturday (11/25/17).
Promotion runs November 19, 2017 thru December 24, 2017.
2017 Participating Businesses include:
- Arnold Motor Supply
- Cameron Clothing
- Cedar River Ink
- Clingman Pharmacy
- Henkle Creek Mercantile
- Jessy’s Gem Gallery
- Kromminga Motors
- LaGrange Pharmacy
- La Reyna
- Michael & Dowd
- Nature’s Corner
- Nick’s TV & Appliance
- Three D Kitchens
- Tootsie’s Ice Cream & More
- Viking Sewing
Completed cards can be entered into weekly drawings for Vinton Value Dollars and one grand prize. .
Congratulations to our weekly winners!
Week 1: Carolyn Frazier
Week 2: Susie Henkle
Week 3: Kathie Adams
Week 4: Lisa Vermedahl
Week 5: Shannon Maynard
Grand Prize: Roxanne Ervin
Roxanne’s name was drawn from all of the completed cards that were turned in throughout the entire promotion. The grand prize is valued at over $775 and includes Vinton Value Dollars and goodies from the following merchants: Arnold Motor Supply, Cameron Clothing, Cedar River Ink, Clingman Pharmacy, Henkle Creek Mercantile, Jessy’s Gem Gallery, Kromminga Motors, La Reyna, LaGrange Pharmacy, McDowell’s, Michael & Dowd, Nature’s Corner, Nicks TV & Appliance, Three D Kitchens, Tootsies Ice Cream & More and Viking Sewing.