Summer memories could pay off for Back to School supplies.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce will reward kids for their memories in the first Back to School Buy Local Contest. Between now and Aug. 15, children between the ages of 8 and 15 are encouraged to submit a 100 to 200 word essay on their favorite summer memory along with a photo or drawing. Three finalists will be chosen to have their entry posted on the Tri-Town Chamber blog where friends and family can vote for their favorite. The winner will be announced Aug. 27 and awarded a back to school grand prize totalling over $300 including a shopping spree at Mansfield Crossing. They will also be invited with their parents to an awards ceremony breakfast Aug. 29 at the Deutsche Bank at 8:30 a.m. “Summer is such a great time for kids and …
Saturday, June 23 is the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce’s Buy Local Saturday, part of their summer long Buy Local program.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
“This Saturday we’re encouraging shoppers to Buy Local and show it by taking a picture with the 2012 Tri-Town Chamber Member sticker and posting it on the Tri-Town Chamber Facebook Page,” said Kara Griffin, executive director for the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce. The person with the most pictures posted on Facebook by 6 p.m. on Saturday will win a Chamber Buy Local gift certificate. “We’ve gotten such a great response from the residents and the businesses in Mansfield, Foxboro and Norton,” said Jen Vondenbrink, Tri-TownChamber social media specialist. “For the last two weeks I’ve been talking to local businesses about Buy Local. Everyone has been enthusiastic about the program.” Barrows Insurance Agency in Mansfield is donating $5 for …