Local businesses in the newly founded Discover Argos collaborative will be hosting a unique holiday contest in the near future.
On Saturday, December 9th participating businesses will begin handing out “passport cards” according to committee chairperson Judy Richards, the owner of the business Timeless Treasures.
She said each business will have a hidden theme related to the 12 days of Christmas. For example, one store will be given the theme of a partridge in a pear tree, another will have five golden rings, and so on and so forth. Customers will have to locate the theme in each store and get their card stamped. Continue reading
Local business owner Judy Richards came before the Argos Town Council last month, seeking permission to utilize the town’s name in the title a local business group.
Richards explained that group would be called Discover Argos and would work to benefit local businesses, while simultaneously assisting the town as a whole.
“We spoke with the Town Council about why we needed this committee which was because it will benefit Argos by creating more jobs, more housing, downtown improvements, more events for the local residents to go to which will in turn mean less travel for local residents.” She explained, “It will benefit our business owners because that means more visitors to Argos.” Continue reading