HOISINGTON — Hoisington Main Street Inc. will once again host Ladies Night Out from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. in downtown Hoisington.
Businesess will be open with special displays in their stores and special promotions for holiday products. The Chamber of Commerce and Gambinos Pizza will be open with booths up for local businesses without storefronts and area vendors. Door prizes will also be available.
Ladies Night Out got its start in 2008 and has been a big hit, according to HMSI.
There is something new for shoppers. There will be a contest between vendors. When shoppers come into the store, they will have the opportunity to sample hot beverages, spiked or not and vote on whose they liked the best for the Holiday Cheer contest. In addition, there will be free babysitting.
Among the choices will be cider, hot chocolate, coffee and mulled wine.
In addition, the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce will hosting its annual Shop, Chimney Hop beginning the same night as Ladies Night Out. There are 10 participating businesses.
A gift certificate for $100 will be drawn on Dec. 13 when the promotion ends. Second place will be $75, and third place is $50 all in gift certificates.
Shop Hoisington Chimney Hop registration forms can be picked up at the Hoisington Main Street Welcome Cente. Forms can also be found at participating retail businesses and the Hoisington COC, 123 N. Main, Hoisington, KS 67544.
Shop at the businesses listed on the registration form and have each of the ten “shops” stamped by the business for your entry to be eligible for the gift certificates. Mail or bring your entry to the Hoisington Chamber of Commerce. Chamber of Commerce gift certificates will be awarded. First prize is, $100 in gift certificates, second prize, $75 in gift certificates and third prize, $50 in gift certificates. Drawing will take place on Thursday, Dec. 9. You must be at least 18 years of age to enter.
“If you are a member of the general public, you can support your local businesses just by buying from them and telling your friends and family about the good they can do by also buying from local businesses,” said Stacey Bressler, executive director HCOC.