‘Tis the season to BUY LOCAL!

For over a decade now, the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce’s “$25 Days of Christmas” campaign has given away thousands of dollars in cash prizes to local shoppers for supporting our local business community throughout the holidays and all year round!

We are very excited about repeating the promotion again in our twelvth year, and will be giving away another $1,500 in cash prizes and great local gifts!

Beginning November 27th, each time you spend $25 at a participating business you’ll be eligible to win one of five $100, two $250, or one $500 cash prizes or one of 35 great local gifts!!

Throughout the promotion, Santa’s elves will also be giving away cash prizes to random local shoppers – so watch our Facebook page for tips on where they might show up!


Beginning “Black Friday,” November 27th, each time you spend $25 at a participating business, you’ll have a chance to win fantastic gifts or one of eight great cash prizes! Participation is easy:

at a participating Local First business from Nov. 27th until Dec. 17th
$25 or more
(up to four entries per purchase)
Local gifts or one of five $100, two $250, or one $500 cash prizes from Local First!

Prize drawings will take place on December 4th , December 11th, & December 18th!
Shop at the following local businesses to be entered to WIN:

WIN one of these fantastic local prizes:

Alma’s Attic: (3) $20 Gift Certificates
Art House: (2) Gift Packages: Kids Art Extravaganza and Adult Prize Pack
BDK Feed & Supply: (3) $25 Gift Cards
Beauty Bar Salon: Gift Basket ($100)
Beehive Custom Framing & Art:  Handcrafted Pendant, Earring, Bracelet Set, & Rose Quartz Handcrafted Pendant
Cherokee Language Tutor: $20 Gift Certificate
Clinton County History Center: Gift Basket/5 Courthouse Sun Catchers
CMH Gift Shop: Gift Basket ($50 Value)
Day Six Animal Massage LLC : $25 Gift Certificate
Donatos Pizza: $50 Gift Card
General Denver Hotel: $50 Gift Certificate
Hairway 2 Heaven: (2) $25 Gift Certificates
Kairos Coffee: Gift Basket ($65 Value)
Kava Haus: (3) “Coffee with a Friend” Gift Certificates (2 free drinks & 2 scones)
Laney Cakes Bakery: $25 Gift Certificate

LiL’ Traders: $25 Gift Certificate
NJC Salon: Gift Basket ($100 Value)
Papsy’s Place: 6 Pints of Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet or Ice Cream (Winner’s Choice)
Quali-Tee Design Sportswear: (4) $25 Gift Certificates
Rome Jewelers: PANDORA Sterling Silver Sliding Bracelet
Sams Meats: Honey Spiral Ham
Strength & Dignity Boutique: $100 Gift Certificate
Sugartree Mill Co.: Gift Basket with Gift Card ($70 Value)
The Cutting Room: $35 Gift Card
The Murphy Theatre: Murphy Membership & 2 Gift Bags
The Wooden Moose: $25 Gift Certificate
TinCap Hard Cider: Gift Basket ($50)
Venice Wine Co: Wine Gift Basket
Water Lily’s SkinTherapy Spa: $50 Gift Certificate
Wilmington Ace Hardware: $100 ACE Gift Card
Wilmington News Journal: (2) Free Subscriptions: 12 Week & 6 Month