Shop Local, Win Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local, Win Local This Holiday Season

The Redding Chamber of Commerce and Members 1st Credit Union announce the Shop Local, Win Local contest, November 28–December 21. The contest supports Redding businesses while rewarding patrons who shop locally. The sweepstakes will award eight lucky winners with a $100 gift card each from a local business and enter them for a chance to win $50,000.

Shoppers can participate by searching for the Holiday Bears at eight Redding retailers. Once discovered, participants should take a fun photo with the Holiday Bear and scan a QR code to upload their image to Details of the Holiday Bears’ locations will be shared regularly on the Redding Chamber of Commerce and Members 1st Credit Union social media pages. Contestants can participate daily for their chance to win a $100 gift card and $50,000.

“It is a familiar drum beat for the Chamber to remind the community to shop local throughout the year,” says Jake Mangas, President & CEO of the Redding Chamber of Commerce. “We are excited to partner with Members 1st Credit Union as it is even more crucial to support local now because many business owners rely on the holiday shopping season to make ends meet.” 

Contest winners will be announced at Purchases are not necessary to participate.

Josh Markle, Vice President of Marketing with Members 1st Credit Union, comments, “We’re thrilled to partner with the Redding Chamber to advocate for local businesses while adding some excitement to the holiday shopping season. We anticipate this contest will generate a lot of interest and encourage people to shop and buy local.”

For complete contest rules, visit

About Members 1st Credit Union
Members 1st Credit Union is a locally owned cooperative dedicated to providing relevant financial services that our members need to achieve their goals and dreams. Members 1st has five branch locations in Redding, Anderson, and Chico. Membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships, owns land, or owns a business within Butte, Glenn, Shasta, and Tehama counties. For more information, visit one of our convenient branches, call (530) 222-6060, or visit

Branch Locations
1380 Hilltop Road
Redding, CA 96003

1260 Pine Street
Redding, CA 96001

5020 Rhonda Road, Ste. H
Anderson, CA 96007

550 Salem Street
Chico, CA 95928

969 East Avenue
Chico, CA 95926

Josh Markle
(530) 222-6060 x359

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