Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to Westwood Friday, Dec. 6. The couple will take part in the Light Parade at 6 p.m., riding to the community center at Third and Birch streets in a truck provided by the Westwood Fire Department. File photo

Santa’s Sleigh Days raises spirits

Are you ready for Christmas?

Well, here’s a great way to kick off your local shopping spree — the Santa’s Sleigh Days promotion sponsored by 19 local businesses offers residents a great way to win cash and prizes and while shopping locally.

The promotion begins today, Tuesday, Nov. 28 and continues through Saturday, Dec. 2, and local shoppers have a chance to enter and win their share of more than $500 in shopping spree money!

Starting today, Tuesday, Nov. 28, be one of the first 15 shoppers at any or all of these participating merchants and pick up a free bag of popcorn. One lucky customer at each location will find a drawing ticket to be entered to win one of two $50 shopping sprees. Ticket winners must bring their ticket to the Lassen County Times by Monday Dec. 14. The winners will be picked Dec. 5.

The participating merchants are: Billington Ace Hardware, Iron Horse Gym, Lassen County Fair, Lassen Municipal Utility District, Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel, Johnson Shoes, Les Schwab Tire Center, Every Bloomin’ Thing, Lassen Community College, Lassen Motor Parts NAPA, Margie’s Book Nook, Milwood Florist and Pet Supply, Sierra Jewelry Company, Zaengles Carpet One, Payless Building Supply, Susanville Auto Center, Sears Hometown Store, The Elegant Iris and Men’s Den and the Lassen County Times.

There are just too many other prizes offered by local business to list, and you won’t want to miss the special promotion on Friday, Dec. 1 when participating sponsors offer free appetizers and hors d’oeuvres while supplies last.