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"Love A Local" event helps support local businesses

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

After a two week entry time, "Love A Local" is coming to an end at Midnight Wednesday.

Siouxlander's we're encouraged to shop at a local small business.

The shopper would then take a selfie and post it to the "Love A Local" Facebook Page to win $100

The Business that the winning shopper was at also wins $100.

Entries began on February 1st and run through Midnight Wednesday. 

"It doesn't have to the purchase of a Valentine it could be buying a hammer a locally owned hardware store, it could be going out to dinner tonight, it could be a Valentine, but we just want people to raise awareness of supporting Siouxland locally owned businesses, "said Judy Thompson, Briar Cliff University

One of the businesses that participated in this year "Love A Local" Jitters said it gave Siouxlander's a chance to switch it up and try something new.

"You are hitting the same changes over and over again so it gives you a chance to try something new, something fresh, you know it's a refresher to try something you haven't tried before," said Julia Hernandez Jitters Assistant Manager

The winners of "Love A Local" will be announced Thursday on Facebook.

"Love A Local" is apart of Entrepalooza Week an eight-day celebration of entrepreneurship.

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