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Eat – Shop – Play – Local to Support Prineville Businesses

New mobile gift card program sponsored by the Prineville Crook County Chamber of Commerce as a simple way to give back to our community and keep local dollars local.

Prineville and Crook County has a long history of rising above and overcoming challenges. As
always, when all of us work together, great things can happen. This is our home, the residents
here are our neighbors, and the survival of our small local businesses is our responsibility.  
As we searched for innovative ways to grow our members’ businesses, and spark some
recovery from the pandemic and build community, we were excited to find a new program that
that would benefit both consumers and our local retailers.
Introducing the Shop Prineville e-Card. Consumers can purchase the Shop Prineville e-Card as
a gifts or for self-use, and companies can use it for employee rewards, anniversary gifts,
customer appreciation, or simply to be an extension of a shop local theme. With this card, you
can write a personal message and send it to family, friends and colleagues via email, text, or
even print off a paper copy. Recipients can choose to spend it at one of participating merchants
in Prineville—or mix it up and spend flexibly at multiple participating locations. The dollars stay
local and benefit our retailers, restaurants, co-ops and attractions in Prineville and Crook
County. Now you can give back to our community while you shop!

Why supporting local businesses is so important
Participating in this program means supporting the heart of what makes our community unique.
The purchase of a Shop Prineville eGift Card creates a pool of cash that local businesses in
Prineville can rely on. For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, approximately
$68 will stay in the community. More dramatically, restaurants recirculate almost 75% of their
funds back into the community, versus only 30% for large national chains.
By supporting local businesses, more money continues circulating through the local
community—this is achieved through a combination of profits paid to local business owners,
wages paid to local workers, goods and services procured locally for internal use or resale, and
charitable giving within the community. If you are looking for a way to do some good or want to
know how you can help the community you love, send a Shop Prineville E-Card or if you are a
businesses, contact us to sign on to the program today. For more information or to participate as
a merchant in the program, please contact us at the 541-447-6304, or email at
About Yiftee
Yiftee (Yiftee.com) is the award winning, no hassle eGift card and promotions solution for local
businesses and communities. With no special technology or POS integration, no revenue-share
and no special accounting, it’s easy for merchants to offer eGift Cards on their website and
Facebook pages. Merchants gain additional sales, foot traffic, and an eGifting capability like big
retailers. Consumers, corporations, and merchants use the Yiftee mobile and online website to
send thoughtful, unexpected gifts via email, text or print. Recipients pick up their Yiftee gifts
using their smartphone at their favorite local restaurants and shops, driving profitable business
to those merchants. For more info see Yiftee.com or email info@yiftee.com.

Savannah Martin

Membership Development Coordinator

Meet Savannah....

Membership Development Coordinator, Prineville - Crook County Chamber of Commerce

If you could write your own job title concerning what you do here, what would it be?  I plant, and then nurture, the seeds of change and growth!

Describe any professional designations and industry-related accomplishments.  I like to have as many tools in my toolbox as possible! I am a general notary, a master gardener,  have an OLCC license and food handlers card, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology. You’ll often see me around Central Oregon working local events during the weekend. For most of my life, I have lived and breathed hospitality and tourism. I love chatting with people, especially those who have the travel bug – like me!

What inspires you about working for the Prineville – Crook County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center?  People inspire me! Being able to support those who do what they love every day is what inspires me about working at the Chamber!

Give us a few personal details. I love music, dancing, and traveling! If you ever come to my house, you’ll find the record player roaring, a couple of candles lit, and a plethora of memorabilia from my adventures! 

Tell us what inspires you, or provide your favorite inspirational quote. “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou


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