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nce business owners have connected with interested customers, they need to actively engage them. To this end, the chamber initiated a Holiday Twilight Shop event in November. Approximately 40 downtown Arlington Heights stores participated in the first annual Holiday Twilight Shop during which they offered extended hours and many provided special deals, refreshments and more. Over 100 shoppers attended the event, following maps of participating stores and earning raffle tickets by getting their passports stamped in stores they visited, said Kristin Brown, AHCC Marketing and Communications Manager. The evening ended with an appetizer party at Big Shot Piano Lounge & Restaurant. “It was great exposure for the stores. People found out they were there and maybe went back. It was a great kick-starter for the holiday season so we plan to do it again,” said

Teresa Ray, Owner of Runners High ‘n Tri, 121 W. Campbell St., agreed. “The evening brought in lots of people who had never been in before. Next year we will probably offer a game or something to flavor it up a bit.” “We got lots of people who didn’t even know that we existed. It was great exposure for us,” said Lincoln Brackett, Owner of Brackett and Company Home Accents, 13 W. Campbell St., which offered hors d’oeuvres, wine and an ornament artist. This year the chamber plans to continue this event with even more activities and incentives for shoppers to enjoy shopping local for the holidays. Mark your calendar for the 2016 Holiday Twilight Shop on Wednesday, Nov. 16, and visit the chamber’s website at www.arlingtonhcc.com for more information as the event approaches.

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