Did you know? Small businesses donate 250% more than larger businesses to non-profits and community causes. If you spend $100 at a local business, roughly $73 stays in your local economy. If you spend the same at a large business, only $43 stays in the local economy (Source: Metro Family Magazine).

    The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Ruston Daily Leader, Experience Ruston CVB, and The Peach 99.3 are collectively promoting this #ShopRuston campaign presented by First National Bank, 12 Days of Christmas Shopping.

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  • Play for a Chance to Win, While You do your Christmas Shopping!

    This #ShopLocal Campaign, presented by First National Bank - The Uncommon Bank gives you a chance to win prizes and money while you tend to your shopping duties. There are 29 local businesses listed on the Passport. As you visit each one, you’ll have your Passport stamped to validate that you’ve been there. Complete the entire card to be eligible for the $1,000 grand prize presented by First National Bank. 

    Passport will be available Friday, December 1 at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce or at any participating merchant. Turn your Passport in by Noon on Friday, December 15 at any Ruston First National Bank branch or at the Chamber. Or, bring your Passport to First National Bank Toma Lodge (North Trenton St.) on Friday, December 15 between 5 and 6 p.m. and enjoy snacks, have your gifts wrapped, and see who wins the $1,000 grand prize. You do not have to be present to win. Winner will be announced live on The Peach 99.3 radio station.

    Reindeer Bucks! There are 12 sponsored $100 gift certificates that will be given out, 1 per day beginning on December 2, going through December 15, excluding Sundays. A schedule will be posted here, announcing where and when these gifts will be given out. All players visiting the locations at the appointed times will enter a drawing for a $100 gift certificate.

    #12DaysRuston #ShopLocal 
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    Twitter: Chamber, FNB, CVB

    12 Days of Christmas Shopping is a #ShopLocal campaign coordinated by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, presented by First National Bank, and co-sponsored by Experience Ruston CVB, Ruston Daily Leaderr, and The Peach 99.3.

  • Reindeer Bucks Sponsors

    (Watch Facebook.com/RustonChamber or listen to Rick Godley on The Peach 99.3 week days, 7-8 a.m. to hear when & where Reindeer Bucks will be awarded.)

    Albritton Service Co. Origin Bank
    Bank of Ruston Patton's Downtown
    Gibson's Natural Grocer Rocketfast Car Wash
    Glow Body Sculpting The Fashion
    Kim Dupree - State Farm Walmart
    Newk's Eatery Raw Restaurant
  • Stocking Stuffers Sponsors

    (These gifts will be drawn for after the grand prize winner.)

    Albritton Service Co. Jim Taylor Ford
    Beehive Kim Dupree - State Farm
    Blue Bell Planet Fitness
    Country Inn & Suites Ponchatoulas
    ​Courtesy Chevrolet Ruston Eye & Vision
    Fyzical & Balance Center Southern Skin City
    Glow Body Sculpting United Way
    GNC Whataburger
  • The 2016 $1,000 Winner, Jordan Ingram






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    Rules & Regulations

    Eligibility for $1,000 Grand Prize = Passport must be turned in on time with validation from ALL 42 participating Shops

    Eligibility for $100 Grand Prize = Passport must be turned in on time with validation from at least 35 participating Shops 

    Eligibility for Stocking Stuffer gifts = Passport must be turned in on time with validations from at least 21 participating Shops

    Secret Santa gifts will be presented to random shoppers throughout the 12 days. You must have your Passport with you to win. Photos will be shared on social media sites and may be published in the Ruston Daily Leader.

    Must be 18 or older to play.

    Passport MUST be turned in by Noon, Saturday, December 17 at the Chamber office or one of the following Origin Bank locations in Ruston:

    1511 North Trenton St.
    301 West Alabama Ave.
    2010 Farmerville Hwy.
    1011 Cooktown Rd.


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