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- Sears Hometown Store, located in Vandalia Commons on Mattes Ave., has a number of specials going on at the moment benefiting the Make a Wish Foundation. Come into the store and enter for a chance to win a Craftsman 4-piece combo tool kit, as $5 will get you one entry as well as a shopping pass for Sears' Thanksgiving Doorbuster prices on Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. $20 will get you five entries into the drawing as well as a shopping pass. 100 percent of the donations will go directly to the Make a Wish Foundation. And for a limited time, when you make a donation to Make-A-Wish® with your purchase, get a $10 gift card for you to use during the week of Thanksgiving.
- Country Folk will be offering 10% off Christmas decor on Black Friday, Nov. 27.
- Vandalia Taxicab is offering $1 off one-way fares on Friday and Saturday this week.
- 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 local children in the community and the surrounding communities.
- First National Bank’s annual holiday turkey giveaways are underway. FNB will draw winners each week at each of its locations: Vandalia, Ramsey, Patoka, Mulberry Grove and Greenville. No purchase is necessary and you can enter the drawings at all FNB locations. You must be 18 or older to enter and you may win only once. The drawing is open to non-FNB customers and you need not be present to win. The first drawing will be this Friday, Nov. 20 and there will be a drawing every Friday through Dec. 18.
- Fayette County Real Estate will be giving away a turkey (voucher) a week up until Thanksgiving. Drawings will be held at noon on each Friday and the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. FCRE will be having a daily trivia question that will need to be answered VIA PERSONAL FACEBOOK MESSAGE ONLY PLEASE!
Question #13: President Roosevelt declared Thanksgiving one week earlier to stabilize the economy during the Great Depression in 1939. Who opposed this change?
- All in-store items at Gloria’s Christian Supply are currently 50 percent off.
- Embers Wood Fired Pizza, located at 7 Mattes Ave., has several specials going on this week. Tonight, Nov. 23, 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, 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. Additional participating businesses will be announced throughout the week.