Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced

Second Prize Winner Colleen Heffner (Center) with Labyrinth's Frank Besse (Left) and JRC's Kristy Kathman (Right)
Grand Prize Winner Leah Watkins (Center) with JRC’s Kristy Kathman (Left) and Nouveau’s Susan Marlinski (Right)

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Jamestown Renaissance Corporation

In an effort to boost local commerce during the 2017 holiday season, Jamestown Up Close encouraged shoppers through the Shop Small, Win Big contest. This year, 67 downtown Jamestown businesses participated. Prizes have been awarded to six lucky shoppers who made purchases at participating stores and restaurants between November 25 and December 18.

Third Prize Winner Peter Vattino (Center) with Lisciandro’s John Lisciandro (Left) and JRC’s Zach Agett (Right)

The Shop Small, Win Big contest highlights the importance of supporting local businesses during the busiest shopping period of the year. It also offers major incentive to shoppers that spend a minimum of $10 at participating downtown Jamestown locations.

This year’s top prize went to Leah Watkins of Jamestown, who won a 55″ 4K Ultra LED Smart TV after shopping at Nouveau Home Boutique. Colleen Heffner of Jamestown won a Sonos Play Speaker after a purchase at Labyrinth Press Company, and Peter Vattino won a pair of Beats Solo2 Headphones after eating at Lisciandro’s Restaurant. Echo Dots were awarded to Krista Dalton, who purchased from Brick City Market; Karen Gould, who made a purchase at Basil and Bones; and Zach White, who made a purchase at Video Games Plus.

Second Prize Winner Colleen Heffner (Center) with Labyrinth’s Frank Besse (Left) and JRC’s Kristy Kathman (Right)

Based on ticket entries, over $55,000 were spent at the local retail shops and restaurants that participated in the Shop Small, Win Big contest, which ran for 24 days.

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