MARION, Va. (WJHL) – The town of Marion, Virginia and its local businesses are helping cover the cost of gas for some lucky winners this summer.
A release from the town states that more than 30 businesses have partnered with the town to give away $100 gas cards. Those cards will be given to a randomly drawn winner each week between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
The winners will be drawn Tuesday then announced on Wednesdays, according to the release. To sign up for a chance to win, people simply have to stop by one of the local participating businesses and register. People can sign up on any weekday at any of the businesses starting May 27, and no purchases are necessary.
“It’s a great way for us to say ‘thank you’ for people making the choice to come to visit,” said Ken Heath, Marion’s Director of Community and Economic Development. “Folks can register every weekday at every business starting May 27. We’ll draw a winner each Tuesday, and announce our winner each Wednesday [from] Memorial Day week through Labor Day week. We encourage folks to stop in as many businesses as they can, every time they’re in Marion, and get another chance for us to pick up the tab for a tank of gas!”
All participants must be 18 or older, and the winners will be announced on the town’s social media. Winners will also be notified either by email or phone.
Town officials call the promotion the “Road Trip Marion Great Gas Giveaway.”
“This is a huge opportunity for us all,” said Marion Mayor David Helms in the release. “In 24 hours, over 30 businesses had signed up for the promotion. This innovative promotion not only brings media and public attention all summer, but provides Marion businesses with a huge database of potential customers – at zero cost to the town, and helps ease the burden on families as they plan summer trips. We can’t wait to see them here in town!”
A full list of participating businesses has been provided by the town. You can see that list below:
Rustic Hearth – 324 S. Commerce St.
Marion Family Pharmacy – 1581 N. Main St.
Blevins Hardware – 238 E. Main St.
Sister’s Cafe – 212 E. Main St.
Blue Ridge Outfitters – 116 S. Commerce St.
Pikes Garage – 422 N. Main St.
Marion Chiropractor Center – 517 N. Main St.
Just Good Food -422 N. Main st.
Just Believe Boutique – 201 E. Main St. Suite 109
Cornett Jewelers – 124 E. Main St.
Vencille Insurance Services LLC – 140 E. Main St.
Marion Outdoors – 208 E. Main St.
Ashley Insurance Services LLC – 715 N. Main St.
Just for Men Barbershop – 110 S. Iron St.
Mcneil Furniture – 227 E. Main St.
Moon Dog of Marion – 111 E. Main St.
Laurel Springs Farm Mercantile – 118 E. Main st.
Hair Studio Inc. – 6242 N. Main St.
Appalachian Realty Co. INc. – 123 W. Main St.
Soundz Hearing Inc. – 1575 N. Main St.
The Lincoln Theater – 117 E. Main St.
Hester’s Country Store – 112 E. Main St.
The Ford Studios – 103 Pendleton St.
Broad St. Coffee & Treats – 111 Broad St.
Farmer’s Pest Control – MOBILE
The Bank of Marion – Downtown — 120 W. Main St.
The Bank of Marion – Royal Oak — 1600 N. Main St.
The Bank of Marion – Washington Ave. –1026 S. Main St.
Custom Heat & Air – mobile
Automotive Connection of Marion – 400 N. Main St.
Wooden Pickle Food & Spirits – 120 E. Main St.
WP Grill at Holston Hills – 1000 Country Club Rd.
Slemp Brant Saunders Insurance Agency – 116 W. Main St.