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Final Days for Shop St. Joseph

With Christmas less than a week away it’s crunch time for shoppers trying to pick up everything on their lists. It’s also the last chance to collect Shop St. Joseph tickets.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017 8:42 AM
Updated: Dec 18, 2017 11:05 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) With Christmas less than a week away, it’s crunchtime for shoppers trying to pick up everything on their lists. It’s also the last chance to collect Shop St. Joseph tickets.


“We’ve participated in Shop St. Joe for three years. This year is probably our most successful based on how many tickets we’ve given out,” Country Cookie manager, Heather Mitchell said. “We typically go through three quarters of a roll, this year we’ve gone through nearly two rolls.”

Business has been booming in St. Joseph as shoppers are in the final days to collect their raffle tickets. The program was created to encourage shoppers to spend their money at local businesses by giving out raffle tickets. This years grand prize is $10,000.

“Folks are excited about it and are trying to support locally, with collection of tickets,” Mitchell said.

Pamela Houp owns PBE Toys and Dolls and has been participating in Shop St. Joseph since it started in 2006.

“It’s a lot of fun to hand out the tickets and get people excited about winning $10,000,” Houp said.

The Shop St. Joseph winner will be drawn Wednesday, December 20 and announced on KQ2 at 5pm. For those who don’t win the grand prize, several businesses will be giving out second chance prizes.

“We participate in the second chance prizes and our second chance prize is a $25 gift card to our store,” Mitchell said.

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Temperatures will remain slightly above average today with highs in the mid to upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. Winds will also remain on the breezy side as well with gusts up to 25 mph. Winds will start to calm down this evening. A weak cold front will move overnight tonight into early Wednesday morning giving us the chance for a few light showers, however most areas will stay dry. Dry and seasonal conditions look to continue for the rest of the work week with highs in the 60s. Rain chances look to increase by late Saturday night into Sunday.
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