Supporting local businesses in Elmhurst is as simple as it sounds by thinking Elmhurst first. Making the conscience choice to shop Elmhurst stores, dine Elmhurst restaurants, and seek services from Elmhurst providers, keeps our business areas active and appealing to future business investors, residents, and visitors. Keeping purchase dollars in Elmhurst also leads to keeping tax dollars in Elmhurst; providing revenue that the City uses to fund amenities in Elmhurst that we all enjoy and take pride in showcasing. When supporting local this holiday season be sure to check out new Elmhurst businesses such as La Jolie MLN Boutique (263 N. York), Firewater BBQ (635 W. North), The Sandlot Sports Memorabilia Shop (126 N. York), and The Harlo Grill (929 S. York). And watch for more businesses opening in the new year including but not limited to Kindred Restaurant, Ever Onward Bar, & The Elmhurst Hall all located at 119 N. York, Arena Sports Bar & Grill and Lyon Beverage Depot (630 W. Lake), Bottle Theory (542 S. Spring), and Hello Donut (116 N. York).
Every time you show your support for local businesses this holiday season you will also have a chance to win gift cards to the local businesses of your choice and a chance at one of three grand prize Elmhurst Loves Local Gift Baskets by playing Elmhurst Loves Local Bingo.
Elmhurst Loves Local Bingo is a virtual contest where participants fill their Bingo Cards by snapping photos of the ways they show local businesses support and sending those pictures in when they have completed a row on the Bingo Card. Support, Snap, Send, Win! Did you grab lunch at the American Legion (310 W. Butterfield) or Fresh Start Café (1038 S. York) or maybe you got your shoes repaired at The Shoemaker Shop of Elmhurst (187 E. Butterfield) or picked up holiday lights at Ebel’s Ace Hardware (1028 S. York) – all of these examples qualify as supporting a Butterfield Rd Corridor business and complete a square on the Bingo Card. Did you play mini-golf at the Elmhurst Art Museum (150 S. Cottage Hill), take a class at Michael Symber Studios (493 S. York), conquer The Elmhurst Escape Room (152 N. York), or take a ride with Elmhurst Pedicab Co. – that’s another square filled!
Show how you Love Local and Support Local Businesses this holiday season by playing Elmhurst Loves Local Bingo!
Support: Complete tasks on the bingo card to support local businesses: Dining local, shopping local, seeking a service local, and staying fit local -- as well as supporting community events! Complete four (4) squares in a row to complete a bingo.
Snap: Take pictures of how you, your family, or your pet enjoy supporting local to meet the challenges of the bingo card, as seen in this examples.
Send: Email pictures showing how you have completed a row on the bingo card. Send the Four (4) pictures that complete your row with along with the business names & your contact information to:
Win: Winners chosen at random weekly 11/27-12/31 for gift cards to local Elmhurst business of Winner’s choice. All bingo Entrants are also eligible to win one of Three (3) Grand prizes valued at $250 drawn at conclusion of contest.
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ELMHURST LOVES LOCAL 2021 BINGO CARD