SYLACAUGA -- The Chamber of Commerce is encouraging shoppers to support businesses by buying local.

The chamber is sponsoring a Christmas bingo game card promotion through which shoppers can win prizes and cash. The promotion will continue until Dec. 20.

Shoppers can pick up bingo cards at the chamber, one of the participating retailers or print one from the chamber website.

Visit the bingo businesses between now and Dec. 20, make a purchase and receive a marker validating the purchase at each business.

Receive validation of 10 purchases and submit your card at the chamber by noon Dec. 20. The drawing for all prizes will take place that day. Winners will be notified and prizes will be available for pickup Dec. 21 and Dec. 22.

Participants do not have to be present to win. Only one entry per person will be allowed, and those participating must be 18 years or older.

The businesses participating are Griffin’s Jewelry, Odies Deli, Carden’s Gif Cottage, King’s Pawn and Jewelry, Magnolias Gift Shop, Think Again, Lou Belle’s Clothing & Accessories, Buttons and Bows, Yoder Family Traditions Gift and Craft Shoppe, Peaceful Valley Gifts, Marble City Pharmacy, Santa Magic Christmas Trees, Girls Gone Fit Gym and Lisa Guy Embroidery.

For more information, go to or call 256-249-0308.