Buy Local First Day
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Visit participating businesses for special treats, sales and discounts.
Buy Local First Holiday Contest
December 3–10, 2016
Enter to win gift cards and great prizes.
On Saturday, December 3, these CIBA businesses are offering special promotions:
- Animal Crackers – 10% off any supply purchase
- Blackledge Furniture – 3 special purchase recliners at savings of $150 to $300
- Corvallis Brewing Supply – A free bag of Craft Biscuit Bakery Dog Treats ($6.75 value) with every purchase of a $25 gift certificate. From 1 to 4 pm, Caroline of Craft Biscuits will do a doggie treat tasting so bring your doggie in for a treat! We’ll also offer tasting of Corvallis beer, wine, cider and mead.
- Corvallis Copy Center – First 20 black and white copies free for everyone (limit 40 per family)
- Country Vitamins – Free bottle of Country Vitamin’s Zinc Lozenges or Vitamin C-500 with $20 purchase. Tasty demos, hot tea and holiday treats. Free makeup or skin care consultations, and specially discounted items throughout the store. A chance to win free product or prizes!
- First Alternative Co-op – Special local displays and discounts on selected local items
- Footwise – Receive one free pair of socks with any purchase of $100.00 or more!
- Garland Nursery – 2nd Annual Art & Wine in the Greenhouse (10am to 4pm) – Say “Buy Local First” to receive 20% off candles.
- Golden Crane – 30% off winter coats/jackets
- Gracewinds Music – Store Closing Sale: Stop by throughout the holidays for best ever pricing – and prizes, too!
- Grass Roots Books & Music – 25% off selected “Bargain Books”, and 15% off Holiday Books & Music
- Irenes’ – 10% off all day
- Many Hands Trading – 10% off store-wide (Not applicable on sale/clearance items and cannot be combined with other offers.)
- Mehlhaf’s Clothiers – A 20% discount on all regular priced Nike OSU gear (limited to stock on hand)
- Peak Sports – 20% off all new fall and winter clothing
- Pegasus Games – Customers who mention Buy Local First Day get 10% off all purchases over $10
- Robnett’s Hardware – It’s Peanut Day! 20% off cash and check purchases for the day
- Schmidt’s Garden Center – A free 12-ounce drink with every purchase on Buy Local First Day
- Second Glance – 15% off all day
- Second Glance Alley – 15% off all day
- Second Glance Annex – 15% off all day
- Shonnard’s Nursery, Florist &Landscape – .99 cent Paper White Bulbs
- Sibling Revelry – 20% off any one Oregon-based product
- Sky High Brewing – A Buy Local First Day “Special” – affordable and tasty!
- The Clothes Tree – 20% off one regular price item (excludes cosmetics)
Why Buy Local First?
Every dollar spent at a locally owned independent business generates two to four times more economic benefit in the community than a dollar spent at a globally owned business.
Local ownership minimizes the chance that a business will pull up stakes and move to another town.
Local business owners are generally more available to their customers to develop personal relationships, hear feedback and accommodate customer requests.
Local businesses help a community retain its unique character.
Spending money at locally-owned businesses decreases transportation costs, reduces the use of underpaid labor, and rewards those that are not shipping jobs overseas.
Buy Local First includes Buy Local First Day and Holiday Contest, Business of the Week, Independents Week in July, and special events on topics such as local investing. Co-sponsored by Community Independent Business Alliance (CIBA) and Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.