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Chamber Of Commerce Announces First Week's Holiday Stocking Hunt Winners – Brevard, NC


Last updated 12/7/2020 at 3:27pm

Winner Bunny Frost at Cup and Saucer.

Five stockings were placed with care at participating locations on Monday, Nov. 30, and as of Friday of the first week of the Holiday Stocking Hunt, two of those stockings had been returned to the Visitor Center.

Each person who returned a stocking received $50 in Transylvania Bucks to spend at participating business locations.

Aidan Lloyd found a stocking at the White Squirrel Shoppe, located at 6 W. Main St., and Bunny Frost found a stocking at Cup and Saucer, located at 36 E. Main St., Suite A. Congratulations Aidan and Bunny!

The Holiday Stocking Hunt is part of the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce Shop Local Holiday Giveaway program. Each Monday from Nov. 30 through Dec. 18, five stockings are "hidden" at participating locations, providing 15 total chances for local shoppers to win $50 in Transylvania Bucks.

In addition to the Holiday Stocking Hunt, shoppers can participate in the Shop Local Passport contest. Folks can pick up a blank Shop Local Passport at the Visitor Center, at participating business locations, or clip one from The Transylvania Times Shop Local ad. Each time a customer makes a purchase at a participating location, they can receive a stamp on their passport. Full passports must be returned to the Visitor Center at 175 E. Main Street in Brevard by noon on Dec. 18 to be entered to win one of two drawings for $250 in Transylvania Bucks. Shoppers may complete multiple passports for multiple chances to win.

The Shop Local Holiday Giveaway program would not be possible without the support of participating Chamber members: Gold Level participants – Blue Moon Gallery and Frame, Brevard Hemp, Elements Wellness Spa, and The Greystone Inn; Red Level participants – Blue Ridge Bakery, Brevard Academy, Comporium, Cup and Saucer, D.D. Bullwinkel's Outdoors, Dugan's Pub, Face Forward MediSpa, Food Matters Market & Café, Forks of the River Taproom, Harris ACE Hardware, Headwaters Outfitters, Highland Books, Local Color, Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio, Mud Dabber's Pottery of Brevard, Nature Hollow, Number 7 Arts Gallery, O.P. Taylor's, Pisgah Fish Camp, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, Rocky's Grill & Soda Shop, Sun Dragon Art & Fiber, Telco Community Credit Union, White Squirrel Shoppe, and With Regards. Be on the lookout for a white squirrel in a Santa hat on the window of all of the participating locations.

Maps of participating businesses are available at these locations, online at, and at the Visitor Center.

The 2020 Shop Local Holiday Giveaway is brought to you by the Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce in connection with the new Think Local Transylvania initiative, a collaboration with Heart of Brevard designed to promote and unify businesses and nonprofits countywide and to maximize local spending through a strong, unique and fresh marketing campaign.

Winner Aidan Lloyd and family at the White Squirrel Shoppe.

The Brevard/ Transylvania Chamber of Commerce supports its members through advocacy, promotion, local engagement and education in order to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of our community.

It is a 501(c)(6) non-profit with over 450 members. Membership is open to any person, business, nonprofit, or other organization interested in the promotion and welfare of the local business community and the -quality of life for Brevard and Transylvania County residents.

For more information, visit or stop by 175 E. Main St. in Brevard.


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