MERCER COUNTY, Pa. (WKBN) – VisitMercerCountyPA, the official Tourist Promotion Agency for Mercer County, hopes to go viral with an exciting Facebook promotion.
On April 9th , the agency will give away over $5,000.00 in Mercer County Tourism Bucks. The first 50 adults (18+), non Mercer County resident only, who secure a seat at a secret location in Mercer County will win $100.00 for use at participating member shops, dining and overnight stays in the Sharon area. Purchases with Mercer County Tourism Bucks must be made on April 9th. The Sharon area campaign is the first of three social media events that the agency will run. The second will be in the Greenville area on May 14th and the final event will occur in the Mercer/Grove City area on June 11th.
Follow us on the Visit Mercer County Facebook page from April 1st – the morning of April 9th as we reveal the secret location. In addition the agency will give the next 50 non winners a consolation prize of $10.00 in Mercer County Tourism Bucks and gifts from participating properties. To compete you must present an ID showing that you are an adult (18+) who reside outside of Mercer County. Grove City, Thiel and Westminster college students are considered residents for this promotion.
Participating establishments include Brewtus Brewing Company, Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa, Circle K Studio, Cravings Café & Creamy, Design by G!, Donna’s Diner, Galley 29, Haitian Sensation, Reyers Shoe Store, Urban Barn, Warehouse Sales, The Winner, The Happy Eggplant Gourmet Food and Kitchen Shoppe, Krayaks, Philadelphia Candies, Holiday Inn Express and Suites Sharon, O’Neill Coffee, Park Inn by Radisson Sharon, Super 8 West Middlesex, Tara-A Country Inn, Apple Castle, Julia’s Bed and Breakfast, and Pine Lakes Golf Course.
This event will bring visitors to our area with the opportunity for the first 50 to win $100.00 to boost our local economy” states Stacey Glenn, President of VisitMercerCountyPA Board of Directors. “In addition we will generate increased exposure on the wonderful attractions, shops, dining and overnight stays in the Mercer County area”.