Mid-Illini makes a BIG DEAL of SMALL BUSINESS!


When you shop local, the money you spend makes a huge impact on the community through taxes, payroll and local investment in real estate, vendor goods and services and more. 

Mid-Illini wants to reward our members, neighbors and friends for shopping local this Small Business Saturday. 


When you make a purchase with a Bloomington-Normal owned small business, take a photo of it and send it to us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or through FACEBOOK Messenger and you will be entered to win a $100, $50 or $25 gift card from that business! 


  • Deadline for submissions is December 5, 2020. 

  • To be considered a valid entry, the receipt must be date November 30, 2020. 

  • Can be a in-person or online purchase with ANY locally-owned business; not restricted to retail or restaurants! 

  • One entry per person. Multiple entry per household is fine. 

  • Please include your name, email address and phone number in your email.