Shop local, find a golden ticket, and win a free night out at the Cranford drive-in

The town of Cranford is using a golden ticket as a creative way to help small businesses, as well as give its residents a fun night out.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2020, 10:36 AM

Updated 1,356 days ago

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The town of Cranford is using a golden ticket as a creative way to help small businesses, as well as give its residents a fun night out.
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Doreen Sayegh, the owner of the Cranford Theater, came up with a fun idea — a way to win a classic night out and also encourage people shop local.
It all starts with a golden ticket. Businesses in the downtown Cranford area have a few on-hand. People can shop at a store, buy a coffee or eat out and have a shot at winning one. One ticket gets you a free night out to watch “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” at a local drive-in theater started by Sayegh.
The contest was only announced a few days ago, and people are already so excited.
“We know people started looking last week when they saw a promotion, which is a very heartwarming thing,” says Sayegh. “The goal is to give everyone something fun to do, get people excited, have some fun, because we've all been pretty down lately. I was just looking for ways to make people happy and give them an escape from reality.”
The giveaway is all this week, and ends Friday. The big drive-in movie night is Aug 5.
For a list of participating businesses, click here.


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