Gingerbread for The Salvation Army (fundraiser)
As a gesture of goodwill and giving back to the community. Downtown Crystal Lake has developed this unique fundraiser.
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Participating businesses in Downtown Crystal Lake will create their own Gingerbread Creation to display at their business near a countertop Salvation Army Red Kettle. The public will be invited to view the various Business Gingerbread Creations.
Every dollar deposited in the corresponding Red Kettle is worth one vote. The business who collects the most $$ through 12/24/13 will be the winner of the Business Gingerbread Creation contest. In reality, the real "winner" is The Salvation Army and all the people they serve in our community.
So here's your opportunity to (legally) STUFF the ballot box with votes (dollars)!! For additional information, please contact us at:firstname.lastname@example.org
The following downtown businesses are participating in the "Gingerbread for The Salvation Army” contest:
Benedicts La Strata
Blue Ridge Mountain Outfitters
Clip Joynt Hair SalonCLIX
Crystal Lake Bank & Trust
Georgio's Pizzeria & Pub
KaleidoScoops Ice Cream
Le Petit Marche
Lulu's Wiggin Out
Marvin's Toy Store
Out of the Box
Raue Center for the Arts
Sweet Pea Cakes
Yours & Meyn
Additionally, the following Downtown businesses are supporting The Salvation Army by hosting a counter kettle:
Crystal Lake Health Food Store
Downtown CL Marathon
Joe's Barber Shop
Thomas' Tails - Pet Products
Le Petit Marche has been declared the winner of Downtown Crystal Lake’s 2012 “Gingerbread for The Salvation Army” contest. Second place honors go to Crystal Lake Bank & Trust, with Dalzell Jewelers placing third.
The contest, which ran from Nov. 23rd to Dec. 24th, had participating businesses create their own unique Gingerbread Creation to display at their individual business near a Salvation Army Red Kettle. Community members were invited to look at the gingerbread creations and every dollar that was donated to a kettle was worth one vote. The business that collected the most votes ($$) was named the winner.
As a combined total, the 18 participating businesses were able to raise $3,233.66 for The Salvation Army. Although the contest sparked a fun competition among local businesses, we know that the real “winner” is The Salvation Army and all the people they serve in our community.
Congratulations on a job well-done!