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“50 Businesses for 50 Years” Shop Oro Valley program launches Feb. 5

Media Release from the Town of Oro Valley

To help celebrate the Town of Oro Valley’s 50th Anniversary this year, the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce has partnered with 50 local businesses for a special shop local campaign, which officially launches next week on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024.

Throughout the year, fifty Oro Valley businesses will be highlighted for a period of two weeks. During that time, shoppers are encouraged to visit and support the highlighted business and enter the raffle. At the end of the two weeks, a winner will be announced from each business’s raffle box. To view the “50 Businesses for 50 Years” calendar and program details, visit orovalleychamber.com.

Shoppers can win specialty prizes from each business or one of 50 grand prize bundles from the Chamber. Each bundle includes: a one-night stay and breakfast for two at El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort; two passes to Tohono Chul Gardens, Gallery & Bistro; a $25 gift card to Noble Hops; and a stylish Stanley-style Chamber mug.

“Strong businesses are the backbone of a healthy community,” said Kristen Sharp, President & CEO of the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce. “We’re so excited to launch this special program that celebrates Oro Valley’s dynamic business community over the last 50 years.”

How to Participate:

1. Visit and Support: Explore the featured businesses during their two-week spotlight. New businesses will be introduced regularly, so stay tuned for updates.
2. Enter the Raffle: Take a moment to immerse yourself in the unique offerings of each business and enter the raffle. One entry per visit, please.
3. Win and Pick Up: At the end of each two-week period, lucky winners will be drawn and contacted. Winners have two weeks to pick up their prizes.

Featured Businesses, Feb. 5-18:

Visit the following businesses to enter the raffle, from Feb. 5-18:

Saffron Indian Bistro modern Indian cuisine, 7607 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 121
Posh Petals custom florals, 1171 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Suite 121
SpaWell desert oasis spa, 10000 N. Oracle Rd.
A new set of businesses will be featured from Feb. 19-March 3, and so on for each two weeks. Stay updated on the schedule by following the Oro Valley Chamber on Facebook and Instagram, or visiting orovalleychamber.com.

There is a direct connection between residents’ quality of life and the impact of shopping locally. Dollars spent in the Oro Valley community help fund core services such as roads and public safety. The “50 Businesses for 50 Years” campaign is a great opportunity to support local businesses while celebrating the Town’s 50th Anniversary.

For more information about OV’s 50th Anniversary yearlong celebrations, visit the OV 50th webpage.

CONTACT: Jeffery Hidalgo
Public Information Officer
Desk: 520-229-4772
Cell: 520-549-9953
jhidalgo@orovalleyaz.gov

 

 

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