370 local businesses sign on for City Pride campaign

GET your wallets ready.

Tomorrow is the official launch of The Queensland Times City Pride campaign, where shopping at a local business could help you win a share in $11,000 worth of prizes.

A full list of more than 370 businesses that have signed on to take part in the campaign will be available in a special liftout in tomorrow's edition of the QT.

You can catch QT general manager Mike Dorey today at 2.30pm on Ipswich radio station River 949 to hear more about the campaign.

River 949 is a supporter of City Pride and the station's promotions manager Rachael O'Kane-Edney said the campaign would give residents a true sense of belonging.

"It is a testament to the pride, belief and enthusiasm shared by all stakeholders in the city," she said.

"Money spent with local businesses generates higher employment and brings additional dollars into town."

Shoppers will be able to enter the three prize pools from tomorrow and will be able to keep tomorrow's special liftout to know where to go to find a City Pride participating business.

Gift wallets worth $2750, $2750 and $5500 are up for grabs and will be spent back into participating businesses.

Throughout the month-long campaign, we'll also be asking you to nominate the best businesses in Ipswich across categories such as new business and hospitality.

Look out for the details in this Friday's City Pride liftout.

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