MEEKER I Great deals and the chance to see what local Meeker merchants are offering this Christmas season will come to town and county/area residents with Small Business Saturday, to be held this weekend.
According to the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, at least 16 local merchants will be offering special holiday deals on various goods, ranging from auto parts, to hardware, to curios, to special gifts, to health care products, arts and crafts, paintings, car washes, natural foods, custom printing and electronics.
Five restaurants—Ma Famiglia, Meeker Cafe, Wendll’s, Hollidays and the Mexican House—are offering special deals on the day, from breakfast through dinner, and Wendll’s is inviting people to shop Friday or Saturday to be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift certificate and enjoy eats ‘n’ treats during the open house.
The Vinyl Frontier custom printing shop wants to know if you have a family reunion or an ugly shirt competition. They have all your custom printing handled.
Peach’s Auto Spa offers $1 off on all automatic car washes as well as 10 percent off when you buy any number of gift cards.
This would be a great time to visit the brand new Turquoise Gypsy Boutique in Meeker and take advantage of its 15 percent off sale.
Or there is the Upstairs Gallery in the Hugus Building, offering 30 percent off all framed paintings in the gallery.
The Rio Blanco County Historical Society is offering the “This is What I Remember” Meeker history keepsake books. With purchase of a complete set, a free index is included. Available at the White River Museum.
For those who need some groceries or a quick snack, Watt’s Ranch Market is offering a drawing for Saturday shoppers to win a holiday dinner basket and gift basket.
Everyone has to eat sometime, and eaters will receive a free soda for mentioning Small Business Saturday at Ma Famiglia.
Restored Grace, which has home furnishings, gifts and antiques, will be offering 15 percent off storewide (with a few exclusions).
The Meeker Cafe and Mexican House, both run by Arturo Rodriquez, will be offering 25 percent off his great carne asada at Mexican House or 25 percent off chicken fried steak at the Meeker Café.
Samuelson True Value will be offering Feit LED electric bulbs for $5 while the supply lasts. These bulbs have a normal value of $14 each.
You can also have some fun at Meeker Drug while you look for health care and “special products to spoil yourself.” While you visit, know that for every $10 you spend, you can enter into a raffle for a grand prize to be given away.
If you have never been, Saturday would be great day to stop in at Meeker Natural Foods. Besides their normally great products, there will be many new items, some of which would be great for stocking stuffers.
Meeker Auto Parts is urging local/area residents to stop in and check for all your automotive and winterizing needs. They are featuring snowplows, trailers, winches, power-sports parts and accessories to cover nearly every need.
And what better place to end up Saturday night for dinner than Hollidays. Diners will receive a free appetizer when they show a receipt from buying locally on Small Business Saturday.
Shoppers are advised to call the chamber on Friday to find out if there are any other local business locations taking part in Small Business Saturday
And the Meeker Chamber of Commerce is urging all shoppers to bring in your receipts from shopping on Saturday to the Meeker Chamber of Commerce between Nov. 30 and Dec. 4 to enter into a drawing for a chance to win Chamber Bucks.