Shopping spree winners named

STERLING – Sterling merchants teamed up with Sterling Main Street for this year’s annual holiday shopping spree giveaway, which awarded $3,000 in gift certificates to two area winners.

Between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15, individuals could register at any of the 20 participating merchants.

The winners were drawn Dec. 16 at the Sterling Main Street office.

The winner of $2,000 in gift certificates was Holly Rhodes of Rock Falls. Ron Duffy of Dixon won $1,000 in gift certificates.

The participating merchants were SBM, Mead’s Bike Shop, Tuff Dog Bakery, Air Play Sports & Espresso, Grummert’s Hardware, Golden Key Gifts, Showplace Antiques & Treasures, UOI Urban Outlet, Beautiful You Boutique, Country at Heart, Kelly’s, D & E Furniture, Mystic Fusion Tan Spa, Massage Work by Rebecca Murray, Smitty’s Sew-n-Vac, Martin’s Steak & Spirits, Dress Code, The Hair Gallery, Health & Nutrition Plus and A & A Flooring.