Shop local for chance to win

When you shop locally this Christmas, everyone wins.

The Forbes Business Chamber Find It In Amazing Forbes Committee is working hard to ensure that the 2019 Christmas Promotion has kicked off to a healthy start.

The annual shop-local promotion was officially launched on November 9 at Taste On Templar by Mayor, Phyllis Miller OAM.

The promotion began on November 11 and you can pick up your tickets from participating businesses from now until Christmas Eve.

"For 2019 Forbes Shire Council holds the Naming Rights Sponsorship and the Forbes Business Chamber Inc. being the Gold sponsor for the event,' chairperson Marg Duggan said.

"For the second year, Terry Bros Carpet Court is a Silver sponsor along with Forbes Services Memorial Club.

"This year the Bronze sponsors are Acheson's Home Timber, Steel Technology and the Vandenberg Hotel which is fantastic."

at this stage there will be 10 $500 winners and five $1000 winners.

Further: one winner will take home $2000, one $3000 and one $5000 of a prize pool totalling $20,000.

"The Find It In Amazing Forbes Christmas Promotion will run until 10.30am on December 24," chairperson Marg Duggan said.

"The Forbes Business Chamber would like to thank the sponsors, participants and supporters for assisting to make this Forbes promotion such as success."

Use any of the major sponsors and participating businesses to get tickets in the prize draws:

Forbes Shire Council, Forbes Services Memorial Club, Terry Bros. Carpet Court, Acheson's Home Timber, Steel Technology, Vandenberg Hotel, Little Extras, Flannerys Pharmacy, Walkers Ag N Vet, Forbes Family Dentist, Turners Furniture One, News On Rankin, Forbes Vet Clinic, Helloworld Travel, Powertools Plus, Undercover Sleepwear, Gunn's Mensland, Made Of Fridays, Bron's Hair Designs, Life Pharmacy, Agriwest, Betta Home Living (Forbes), Loomzys Fish and Fix, Bernardis, HozPots, Blush Beauty, Bowns Sports Power, Euphoria Road, Chapter Two, Cahills, Allure On Main, Painted Daisies and Phillip Wells Optometrist.

Mrs Duggan extended thanks to the supporters of this year's promotion: BWR Accountants, Central West Diesel, Hughes & Co., Forbes Livestock Agency, Central West Credit Union and McCarron Cullinane and Chudleigh.

Don't forget to ask for your Find It In Amazing Forbes Christmas Promotion tickets with every purchase at a sponsor or participating business.

The committee is working hard at developing another wonderful Christmas Carnival where the first of the prize draws will take place.

The Find It In Amazing Forbes Christmas Carnival will be held on December 13 in Templar and Rankin Streets.