The Shop St. Charles Challenge

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Shop Local program

calendarOnce entered, we'll keep your name in the drawing if you don't win; you don't need to re-enter.  One entry per person.


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The Program

Every month, one St. Charles resident will be awarded up to $100 (reimbursable) to spend on independent businesses in St. Charles!  The program will run through April 2014.

How to Participate

Submit a Shop Local Challenge Entry Form. If you qualify, you will be entered in a monthly drawing. Once each month, one winner will be selected to participate in a 30-day, Shop Local Challenge. You'll have 30 days to spend at least $100 in three St. Charles businesses, and complete a review of each business.

Program Rules

Participants may not be reimbursed through the Program for purchases at businesses at which he/she or his/her immediate family is an owner or employee. Entrants must consent to program rules to participate. View the complete rules & eligibility information.


The Shop St. Charles Challenge is open to residents of the City of St. Charles aged 21 or over at the date of selection. For selected participants, verification of residence status required. One participant per household; individuals may only be selected once to participate.

updated December 17, 2013

"Try something new and embrace the opportunity to support someone’s business in St. Charles."

July 2013 Shop St. Charles Challenge Winner Jean Cabel

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