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Small Business Saturday, November 28th

Small Business Saturday - Shop Small Win Big Promotion

Drawing Promotion Guidelines and Rules


On Small Business Saturday, November 28, 2015 customers can shop at small local businesses within the Hagerstown City Limits for a chance one of five $50 City Center Dollars certificate packages.

Guidelines:
Customers will present their shopping purchase receipts to the following locations:

  • Saturday November 28, 2015 10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Visitor Welcome Center at 6 North Potomac Street in Downtown Hagerstown.

  • Monday November 30, 2015 or Tuesday December 1, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm: City of Hagerstown Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) at 14 North Potomac Street, 2nd floor, Suite 200A, Hagerstown, Maryland

Customers must present or will be given an entry form for each approved receipts from a qualifying small business (see eligibility guidelines attached). DCED will have the authority to approve or deny any receipt based on the attached definition of ‘small business’. Five winners will be randomly chosen from all submitted forms. The drawing will take place on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the City of Hagerstown Community and Economic Development Department. Winners will be contacted by phone and/or email and can pick up their prize at the Visitor Welcome Center. All prizes must be claimed by January 4, 2016.

Entry Rules:
  • 1 entry is given for each receipt showing $20+ in purchases.
  • Multiple receipts from various business or multiple receipts from the same business can be excepted if each are $20+ in purchases.
  • An entry form must be filled out for each of the receipts redeemed.
  • Shoppers may keep their receipts, but a visitor center member must verify the receipt is valid and initial the form prior to placing it in the designated drawing container.
  • Customers who submit multiple entries cannot win multiple prizes. If a name is chosen twice, another name will be chose from the submitted entries to be sure that five separate individuals win each prize.


Eligibility:
Merchants who meet the criteria below will qualify as a small business for Small Business Saturday on 11/28/15:
  • Small merchants located within the 50 United States and the District of Columbia that have 25 or fewer locations and have $5M or less in sales volume for calendar year 2014.

The following types of merchants are not eligible: those that are part of a franchise brand with more than 100 units (if a franchise brand has more than 20 corporate-owned units, then the entire brand is excluded).

Merchants in the following categories are also not eligible: government agencies, public administration, charities, non-profits, trade associations, shopping property management companies, direct sellers, and political organizations.

Merchants that do not have a physical storefront or location are not eligible.