Keep the Cheer Here Holiday Shopping Promotion
The Keep the Cheer Here campaign encourages everyone to shop local and support local businesses during the holiday season. From November 26th through December 17th, people can bring their receipts from ANY local Knox County businesses to the Chamber office for a chance to win a prize package valued at over $1,000! Receipts can be from any business located in Knox County. We will announce our winner on December 20th via Facebook live.
Thank you to our sponsors for their continued community support!
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Can I use an Electronic Receipt?
A: No. Paper receipts are required in order to be included. The original receipts must be presented to the Chamber staff.
Q: Can I participate if I'm not a Knox County resident?
A: Yes! We welcome anyone who is 18 years or older that shops in Knox County to participate.
Q: What if I live here and hire a plumber (or any other service) that is not from Knox County. Does that receipt count?
A: No. The business that is issuing the receipt MUST be from Knox County.
Q: Besides retail and food, what other receipts apply?
A: Any business that you spend money with that issues a receipt i.e. Dry Cleaners, Florists, Shoe Repair, Memberships (Chamber, Gym, Dance, etc.), Automobile Service, Home Improvement, Tires, Phones, Gasoline, Barber/Beauty Shops, Printing, Non-Profit Donations, Movie Tickets/Entertainment, RV Services, Roofing, Liquor Stores, Car Wash, Bakeries, House Cleaning--ANY BUSINESS that you do business with that issues a receipt!
Q: What kind of information will you need from me?
A: We will ask for your name, telephone number, and email address.
Q: When and where do I turn in my receipts?
A: You must turn your receipts in at the Chamber office, located at 316 Main Street, Vincennes, IN. 47591 during normal business hours (Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM). In person entry is the only way to enter this promotion. Receipts will not be accepted digitally.
Q: Can I win more than one prize?
A: No. Only one prize issued per household.
Q: What is the purpose of this promotion?
A: To support local and shop local! Now more than ever our small businesses need our help! We understand it's easy to shop online, but the effort of all of us shopping locally makes a big difference. Knox County is home to a wide variety of businesses that provide valuable goods and services and who put an immense amount of time, energy, and dollars back into our local economy. Our local businesses pay property tax, pay for our schools and donate to and provide support for local non-profits, events, and teams. They are the backbone of our community, and we know they truly appreciate the love and support from our community.
Q: How does the redemption work? How do I earn drawing entries?
A: Drawing entries are issued based on the amount spent with a maximum of 25 entries ($1,001 and over) see chart below:
Keep the Cheer Here Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY FROM THE KNOX COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN ORDER TO WIN.
The Keep the Cheer Here Promotion begins at 12:01 AM EST on November 26, 2021 through 3:59 PM EST on December 17, 2021.
The Sponsor of the Promotion is The Knox County Chamber of Commerce ("Sponsor"), 316 Main Street, Vincennes, IN. 47591. By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Promotion. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Promotion. Sponsor may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org during the Promotion Period.
LOCAL BUSINESS SPONSORS
This Promotion is being conducted with the intent of positively impacting the local business community (collectively, the “businesses in the same geographic area as the Knox County Chamber of Commerce”).
The Promotion is open only to persons who are legal residents and physically reside within the United States of America who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce or it’s Board of Directors (collectively, the “Sponsor”), (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Promotion.
In order to enter the Promotion or win the prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these Official Rules (the “Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY FROM THE KNOX COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN ORDER TO WIN. MAKING MULTIPLE PURCHASES FROM LOCAL KNOX COUNTY BUSINESSES WILL IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
HOW TO ENTER
The Entrant should collect receipts from Knox County businesses during the Promotion Period. All receipts must be brought to the following redemption location between November 26-December 17, 2021.
1. The Knox County Chamber of Commerce office at 316 Main Street, Vincennes, IN. 47591.
2. Each Entrant receives one entry for every $50 spent, with a maximum of 25 enteries (over $1,001+ in receipts from a Knox County business). Any questions regarding the number of Entries submitted shall be determined by Knox County Chamber of Commerce in its sole and absolute discretion.
3. The Knox County Chamber of Commerce shall have the right, at any time and in its solediscretion, to immediately disqualify any Entrant if Knox County Chamber of Commerce determines or suspects that the Entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, tampering or other fraudulent, deceptive, or unfair playing practices.
4. Any attempt to enter this Promotion by using fraudulent receipts, duplicated receipts, out of marketplace receipts, or otherwise may disqualify such Entrant and may void all Entries made by such Entrant.
5. In person entry at the Redemption Location is the only way to enter this Promotion. Entries for the Promotion will not be accepted through e-mail, postal mail or express delivery service to the Knox County Chamber of Commerce office.
6. Knox County Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for late, lost, tampered with, deleted or misdirected Entries that are not timely received or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunctions or other error. Assurance of delivery of the Entry is the sole responsibility of the Entrant.
WINNER SELECTION/ODDS OF WINING
The winner of the Promotion will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted on December 20 after the Promotion Period by the Knox County Chamber, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.
Winners will be announced via online broadcast on December 20 and will be notified within (3) business days after the Drawing in accordance with the contact information supplied by the Entrant at the time of entry. Prize notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon the placing of a phone call or sending of an e-mail or any other form of communication the Knox County Chamber of Commerce may use to contact a potential winner. If the potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within five (5) businesses days after the notification, the Knox County Chamber of Commerce may select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries. The Knox County Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential Winner, if any. The Knox County Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner's failure to adequately monitor any email account.
Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. No substitutions or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
By entering the Promotion, Entrant grants Sponsor permission to share Entrant's Name and contact information with the other Promotion Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Promotion; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Promotion; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to Entrant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Promotion or download of any materials in the Promotion.
If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any Entrant in connection with the Promotion.
AMOE: ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY
Any local resident who is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”) will be allowed one Alternate Method Of Entry during the Promotion Period by appearing at the Knox County Chamber of Commerce, 316 Main Street, Vincennes, IN. 47591. There is no purchase required for Alternate Method of Entry.