- Click here for printable PDF.
- There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at Dieterich Bank's new St. Elmo branch at 11 a.m. today, Monday, Dec. 21. The bank is located at the intersection of Highway 40 and Olive St. in St. Elmo. All Chamber members are invited to come out and welcome one of our newest members!
- Country Folk, located at 110 S. Third Street in Vandalia, will be having its 20th Annual Candlelight Sale today and tomorrow, Dec. 21 and 22. Christmas décor will be 40 percent off and all other items will be 20 percent off.
- Something Special Florist & Gift Shop, located at 503 W. Gallatin Street, is currently having a 60 percent off Christmas Sale.
- Fayette County Real Estate will be giving away one more ham voucher before Christmas. The final drawing will be held this Wednesday and the final trivia question will be posted today and Tuesday on the FCRE Facebook page. The question will need to be answered VIA PERSONAL MESSAGE ONLY PLEASE!
- Pisces Pools & Spas, located on U.S. Highway 50 in Odin and 1410 Sunset Drive in Vandalia, will have its annual Christmas sale until Wednesday, Dec. 23. All pool and spa chemicals and accessories will be 15 percent off during the sale. Please note that winter hours at the Vandalia store are Fridays only from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment.
- Fulton & Dunn Dental will enter your name into a drawing for a $50 VISA gift card and a $25 VISA gift card in exchange for donation of coats, shoes, socks, gloves or hats you bring to their office at 2102 W. Randolph St. These donations will help children local children.
- All in-store items at Gloria’s Christian Supply, located at 214 S. 4th Street, are currently 50 percent off.
- Embers Wood Fired Pizza, located at 7 Mattes Ave., has several specials going on this week. Tonight, Dec. 21, is Kids Night at Embers. From 3-9 p.m., get a free kids pizza with a purchase of an adult entrée. Tuesday’s special is half-price wings and $4 24-ounce draft beer all day. Wednesday is Family Night at Embers from 5-9 p.m., with the special being Ciabatta cheese bread, three gourmet wood fired pizzas (up to two topping each) and four soft drinks all for $30.
- Pine Ridge Homes, located at 80 Pine Ride Drive, will be giving away a free 60-inch smart TV with each purchased home through Dec. 31.
- Be sure to visit Hosick Motors’ Facebook page, www.facebook.com/hosickmotors, and “like” the Free Oil Change post by 7 p.m. on Tuesday to enter the Free Oil Change Contest.
- First Bank, located at 200 Mattes Ave. in Vandalia, is collecting toys, coats, hats and mittens/gloves for The Closet this holiday season. The Closet is done by Unity Baptist Church. All of the donations go to local families during the holiday season. First Bank will be collecting items through December 10th.
- Kaskaskia College’s Vandalia Campus is currently collecting items for Caring and Sharing.
- Be sure to stop by Bluff Equipment, Cain’s Drug Store, The Copper Penny, Country Folk, The Elephant’s Attic, Habitat for Humanity Resale, Kaskaskia Supply, L&M Antiques, Little Blue Eyes, Ma & Pa’s, Midwest Tractor Sales, The Money Pit, NAPA Auto & Truck Parts, New 2 You, Noise Music & Sound, Ponderosa Steakhouse, Sears Hometown Store, Sloan Implement, Something Special, Sunset 66 Convenience Store, The Sunshine House, Thy Crystal Draconem, Tiger Lily, Treasures 4 You and The Turning Leaf throughout the holiday season to enter drawings for prizes valued at least $25 as part of the Chamber’s annual “Shop Local” promotion.