BFDDA SHOP LOCAL Card Program 2021 runs October 30 – January 3, 2022. Shop Local this year and start your Blue card this year. Collect stamps at participating businesses to fill your card for a chance to win prizes donated from our local businesses. One filled card equals $100 in local dollars spent in Bellows Falls, Grafton, Rockingham, Saxtons River and Westminster! Once your card is filled you can drop it at any participating business, or at the following locations: J&H Hardware, Halladay’s Flowers & Gifts, Lisai’s Market or Village Square Booksellers. Thank you for spending your money Downtown this year! Join us as we #lightupbf Learn more about BFDDA and stay updated on Facebook. And a very special Thank you to BFDDA Corporate Sponsors Chroma Technology & James Oil & Plumbing.
2021 SHOP LOCAL PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES- WE THANK YOU!
Allen Brothers Farm Market, Athen’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Bellows Falls Opera House, Bellows Falls Pet Supply, Boccaccio’s & Cason’s Corner, Busy Bee’s New and Gently Used Children’s Clothing, Canal Street Art Gallery, Catamount Truck & Trailer Repair, China Garden, Cota & Cota, Donovan’s , Edward Jones -Bill Stevens Financial Advisor, Faith’s Toyota Ford Auto Service Department, FACT TV, Falls Mane Salon, Famous Pizza, Father’s Restaurant, Flat Iron Cooperative, Gail Hynes Photography, Good Buy Store SEVCA, Grace & Miss Mouse Soaps, Grafton Inn & Phelp’s Barn, Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce, Greater Falls Eyecare, Greater Falls Pharmacy, Halladay’s Flowers & Gifts, Halladay’s Harvest Barn, Harlow Farm & Winter Market, Home Christmas– at the Windham Hotel, Hunter-Studio, Jamaican Jewelz Catering/ Food Stand, James Plumbing & Heating Oil Co., J&H Hardware, JoAnna’s Glamorama, Joy Wah Restaurant, Kokopelli’s LLC , Leslie’s The Tavern at Rockingham, Lisai’s Corner Deli, Lisai’s Market, Massucco & Stern P.C., Meticulous Motors, MKT Grafton, Moon Dog Cafe, Mountainside Tattoo & Piercing, People’s Bank, Pizza Palace, River Artisans Cooperative, Saxtons River Market, Sherwin Art Glass, Simone’s Styling Salon, Smokin’ Bowls, Sonya’s Sassy Bling & Boutique, The Rock & Hammer, The Threaded Trunk Boutique, The Vermont Country Store, Tsuga Studios, Village Square Booksellers, Westminster VT Fit Body Boot Camp, Windham Antique Center, WOOL -Black Sheep Radio, Works On Paper.
2020 Shop Local Program for Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Saxtons River, Grafton and Westminster, Vermont resulted in $183,000 LOCAL SPENDING!
The data gathered from our Shop Local Cards showed that almost $100,000 was spent by our 05101- Bellows Falls residents! Our neighbors in New Hampshire spent $17,000. $15,000 came from Rockingham, $14,000 from Westminster, $9,000 from Chester, $8,000 from Grafton, $7,500 from Putney, $4,000 from Springfield and Weathersfield and $1,500 from Brattleboro. The rest were a small percentage of out of the area zip codes. BFDDA and our merchants would like to THANK EVERYONE for shopping local and keeping your money right here!
Thank you for shopping local this Holiday Season and supporting our Participating Businesses! Participating Businesses in 2020 and Winners of their donated prizes:
Allen Brothers Farm Market $25 Gift Certificate Winner SARAH NOBLE, Anastasia’s Closet BOOK A private shopping appointment WITH ANA to win $100 Gift Certificate-MEGAN APPLEGATE, Arch Bridge Book Shop– Joy of Healthy Pasta Book– ANITA WEISS, Athens Pizza & Family Restaurant , Bellows Falls Pet Supply, Boccaccio’s Beauty & Tanning Salon 2 WINNERS Won for being our Bellows Falls sweethearts-LOIS WHIDDEN-$100 Gift Certificate , JIM MCAULIFFE-gift package including curling wand, products and tanning, Busy Bee’s New and Gently Used Children’s Clothing $25 Gift Certificate –VERNA JOSLYN, Canal Street Art Gallery SARA WUNDERLE-$100 Gift Certificate! China Garden– $15 Gift Certificate – LEAH CAREY, Community Feed Store, Everyday Creative, Faith’s Toyota Ford -Service Department Free Oil Change– KATIE NUNES, Falls Mane Salon $25 Gift Certificate Myriah Clark – BETTY HAGGERTY , $25 Gift Certificate Misty Haskell Independent Stylist -PATTY MARK, $25 Gift Certificate Heather Gleim Independent Stylist– CINDY ROUNDS, Father’s Restaurant (2) $15 Gift Certificate– DENISE HEIST AND PHIONA SHAMGRAW-WALKER, Grafton Inn / Phelps Barn Pub Three Course Dinner for 2 – BETSY BRADEN, Greater Falls Pharmacy /Scrapbook Nook (2) $25 Gift Certificate– KELLY REEVE AND ANNIE CHASE, Halladay’s Flowers & Gifts $35 Gift Certificate – SANDY DUPUIS, Harlow Farm Stand -Winter Market – BASKET OF GOODIES- LINDA HURLEY, Home Christmas Matt Saxton – Candles – BOBBIE-SUE MCLAIN, James Oil Plumbing & Heating (2) 20 lb propane tank fill– DIANE BAZIN AND DONNA TYLER, J&H Hardware / J&H Sporting Goods (3) $10 Gift Certificate– CRYSTAL GLEASON, THOM FRENCH, MARILYN STULLER, JoAnna’s Glamorama, Joy Wah Restaurant $50 Gift Certificate –COURTNEY MCAULIFFE, Kokopellis LLC Bag & Water Bottle –KAREN O’BRIEN, Leslie’s Tavern, Lisai’s Corner Deli $25 Gift Certificate – MARGO GHIA, Lisai’s Market , Meticulous Motors Free Oil Change – MARY LYNCH, MKT Grafton VT Basket of Wine, Cheese, Crackers, Pepperoni, Maple Syrup and Chocolates – MARY DRYSDALE, Moon Dog Cafe, Mountainside Tattoo & Piercing $100 Gift Certificate – BETSY BASHAW, Pizza Palace (2) 14″ 1 Topping Pizza– REBECCA SCHULTZ AND DOREEN SCOTT, River Artisans Cooperative Handmade reversible bag by Wilma Skovinski– JERRY CRAIG, CELIA SLASON-$100 Gift Certificate to River Artisans CooperatIve!, Saxtons River Market, Sherwin Art Glass $50 Gift Certificate – WENDY MOSS , STAY TUNED FOR ANOTHER GIFT CERTIFICATE GIVE-AWAY FROM SHERWIN ART GLASS ON FACEBOOK!, Simone’s Styling Salon Biolage Hydrasource Package – MARY LORD, Smokin’ Bowls, Stanch’s Place – Shell Station (2) $50 Gift Certificate – LISA HOWARTH AND DOREEN SCOTT, Subway 61 The Square (9) FREE 6″ SUBS – DONNA TYLER, BRIDGETTE LAWLOR, HEATHER EDWARDS, CHRISTOPHER GLENNON, GARY WALLACE, LAURA LEWIS, MICHAEL SYLVESTER, KAREN BLEECKER, JOAN CAMPBELL, The Rock and Hammer $25 Gift Certificate– GRACE WESCHE, The Threaded Trunk Boutique/Katie’s Jewelry & Gifts $25 Gift Certificate – KAY JOHNSON, Tiny House Coffee, Tsuga Studios, The Vermont Country Store , Village Square Booksellers (2) $15 – DANIEL JONES, JOANNE FULLER, (4) $25 Gift Certificate MARY BOUSQUET, ANNA KEEGAN, PATTY MARK, ALLISON THOMPSON, Westminster Auto Service Inc., Windham Antique Center –BRENDA FARKAS -$100 Gift Certificate!, Wunderbar
Bellows Falls Opera House, Catamount Truck & Trailer Repair, Cota & Cota, Donovan’s Bar & Grill, Edward Jones – 16 The Square, Falls Area Community Television – Channel 8 & 10, Great Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce, Greater Falls Eye Care – Dr Timothy Johnson OD (2) Eyeglass Cases– LEAH HINCKLEY AND MONICA HOWE, Halladay’s Harvest Barn Vermont Farm Breakfast Box – IAN MONTGOMERY, Hunter-Studio Visit Bellows Falls -numbered, signed Print ($120 value)– ELLEN PODGURSKI, People’s United Bank Bluetooth Speaker– DIANE ROSS, Rockingham Roasters, Westminster Fit Body Bootcamp , Wool Radio at 91.5 (2) “WOOL” Masks Donated – LISA HOWARTH