2017 Shop Til You Drop

Press Release

Contact:  Julie Allen, Newport Area Chamber of Commerce

(870) 523-3618 or director@newportarchamber.org


Win big prizes while you “Shop Til You Drop” and Holiday Open Houses


It pays to shop locally!  The Retail Merchants Committee of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce has kicked off the 2017 “Shop Til You Drop” holiday promotion at 26 participating locations in Newport.  By visiting your local retailers, everyone 18 and older will be eligible to register for more than a dozen great prizes:


$1,000 Shopping Spree Grand Prize

$150 Mini Shopping Spree

Christmas Ornament from 2 Chicks Nursery & Gifts

Bollé Sunglasses from CustomEyes Vision Care

$75 Gift Certificate from Darling’s Fine Things

Metal Rake Set from Gilliaum Feed & Seed

$100 Gift Certificate from Greenway Equipment

Electronic Glass Scale from iCare RX Pharmacy

Mattress Set from Jones Home Furnishings

James Hayes Glass from Purdy’s Flowers & Gifts

Free Oil Change from Scott Wood Ram Truck Center

Lizzy James Jewelry from Sophie’s Jewels

Cookie Platter from Subway inside Walmart


To increase chances of winning, be sure to stop by all locations!  Participating businesses include 2 Chicks Nursery & Gifts, Attention Medical Supply, Cash Saver, Charee’s Emporium, Churchman Building Center, CustomEyes Vision Care, Darling’s Fine Things, Eddie’s Auto Parts, Farmers Oil Corp, Gates Eye Care Center, George Kell Motors, George’s Liquor Store, Gilliaum Feed & Seed, Greenway Equipment, Harris Ford, iCare RX Pharmacy, Jones Home Furnishings, Norman & Baker Pharmacy, Purdy’s Flowers & Gifts, Quick Lane, The Red Tie Meat Shop, Scott Wood Ram Truck Center, Sophie’s Jewels, Subway, Tickled Pink Boutique and U.S. Pizza Co.


Drawings will be held on Friday, Dec. 15.  The $1,000 shopping spree will be spent in at least five of the participating locations.


The Retail Merchants Committee of the Chamber encourages everyone to try and shop in Newport and Jackson County this holiday season.