Hundreds of shoppers are set to take to the streets of Ararat and Stawell for the Mid Year Super Sale event on Friday June 16.
The Ararat Advertiser and The Stawell Times-News have organised the day which is set to include a strong selection of businesses in both towns.
There will be plenty of sales, offers and giveaways on the day including the chance to win $500 worth of vouchers in each town.
The Ararat Advertiser and The Stawell Times-News are giving shoppers the chance to win the vouchers which they can spend in any participating store.
Shoppers can choose one $500 voucher to spend in one store or five $100 vouchers to spend in multiple stores.
To go into the draw to win simply fill out an entry form after shopping at any of the participating stores.
Stores taking part in the sale event can be viewed in the advertisements on this page and pages 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19.
Businesses are set to benefit from an increased number of people walking through the doors and shoppers will also be able to bag a bargain, with the communities also big winners on the day.
In Ararat the Lions Club will be running a barbecue to raise money for community projects.
Read more about what they are up to on page 18.
In Stawell the Neighbourhood House are hosting a barbecue to raise money for their community meals program.
Read more about the organisation on page 19.
This feature is supported by:
- Bi Rite
- Carey Covers
- Clarks Furniture
- Latus Jewellers
- Sportspower Stawell
- Ararat Books
- Perry`s Footwear
- Gilbert & Jury
- Lillies & Lattes
- Salvation Army Ararat
- Something Beautiful
- Telstra Shop Ararat
- The Gifted Wombat
- Toyz on Barkly
The Ararat Regional Business Association (ARBA) are donating the use of the speaker system so music can be played up the main street while the council are offering free parking on Barkly Street for the day.
The association works hard to support businesses in Ararat and are sponsors of the major sales event.
Learn more about the organisation on page 16.
The Stawell business community is also supported by a similar organisation, Stawellbiz.
Stawellbiz supports businesses in town in any capacity it can including issues with council and lobbying for changes on a federal government level.
Learn more about Stawellbiz on page 17.