Are you tired of weaving your way through your garage, haunted by gifts of Christmas past or that spur-of-the-moment “super deal” thingamajig still in its box?
Well, the Oregon Chamber of Commerce, City of Oregon, and Ogle County Newspapers can help.
The three entities are teaming up to invite everyone to participate in the Oregon Citywide Garage Sales on Friday and Saturday, June 13 and 14.
The event will be promoted on the city and its chamber’s websites. Participants’ ads and sale locations will be shown on a map featured in the June 12 editions of the Oregon Republican Reporter, Mt. Morris Times, Tri-County Press, and Forreston Journal.
Call Sauk Valley Media at 1-800-798-4085 ext. 5655, to speak directly to a classified sales representative by 5 p.m. on Friday to get on the official map.
Ads cost $10 for 20 words and $15 for up to 45 words. Ads may also be delivered to the Oregon office before the deadline.
Printed maps will also be available at the Ogle County Newspaper office, 121 A S. Fourth St., Oregon, the Chamber Office, first floor of the Oregon Coliseum, City Hall, 115 N. Third St., and other locations.
Participants also must stop by City Hall for a free permit to post at their sale.
Oregon’s “Downtown Deals” will also be held June 13, in conjunction with the first “Brown Bag Concert” in the 2014 series.
Local business have joined forces with the Oregon Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Park District to offer “in-house specials” at their business locations.
Participating businesses will feature a “special” and a raffle at their specific location.
Be sure to stop by the concert on the square and pick up the flyer listing the participating businesses. The flyer must be shown to take advantage of the specials.
For more information, call the Chamber Office at 815-732-2100 or Ogle County Newspapers 815-732-6166.