MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul neighbors have found a unique way to support their local restaurants.
They are essentially buying gift cards collaboratively in the West Seventh, Lowertown and Downtown areas and raffling them off.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer, Injured Director On Movie Set (CBS News)
The first 10 people to chip in at $10 each have a chance to win a $100 gift card. Every dollar donated goes directly to that business.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In Separate Minneapolis Shootings Thursday Night
“I verify with them what they’re doing, what their menu is, I post a link to their website or Facebook page to see what they’re offering, and make the decision if they want to enter in that drawing or not,” bartender Chris Emeott said.MORE NEWS: Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term Trends
The winner is chosen by a digital wheel on Facebook. Click here for more information.