Christmas on the Prairie during COVID-19

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The Miller Civic and Commerce annual event Christmas on the Prairie is going to have a much different look thanks to COVID-19. The event kicks off Thursday, December 3rd and they have added some new and fun ways to get out and support Miller, while staying safe.

Miller C & C and On Hand Development Corporation are also rolling out a rewards program for loyal local shoppers called Santa’s Great Give Away! To enter, make a $20 (or more) purchase at a participating business. TWO drawings will be held and the first is on Friday, December 4th (entries between November 28 and December 4) and Friday, December 18th (entries between December 5 and December 18). Each drawing will award two $150 and six $75 prizes in Community Cash. Make sure you fill out an entry form on the spot!

Wondering where you can sign up? Check out these Miller Civic and Commerce members: Miller Ace Hardware, American Family Insurance, Blevior Floral and Event Design, Blush Beauty, Bombshell Beauty, Heartstrings, The Clothes Garden, Kessler’s, Mainstreet Lunchbox, Miller Rexall Drug, Polly’s Shoe Store, Pump & Pak, Nature Bound Floral and Greenhouse, and South Dakota Arms Company.

Santa wants us all to be safe this year so send him a letter with your wish list! The C&C is proud to bring you: **Letter’s to Santa** Drop you letters off to the big guy in the mailbox outside of the Hand Co. Library from Thursday, Dec 3rd – Friday, Dec. 18th. Be sure to include your return address so he can write you back.

**NEW THIS YEAR! Crystal Park Christmas Light Show!!  Drive through Miller’s Crystal park and enjoy OVER 1 MILE OF CHRISTMAS LIGHTS for FREE!! Show runs nightly from 7-10PM from Thursday, December 3 thru Sunday, January 3rd.

The Miller Civic and Commerce and On Hand Development are providing safe entertainment and rewards for staying in Miller and supporting our local businesses so we hope to have your continued support. Christmas on the Prairie might look a little different this year, but that just means everyone is doing the best we can in these strange times.

Yes, we were taught that giving is better than receiving during the holidays, but shopping locally for your gift giving is even better yet!  When you buy locally, sales tax revenue is generated; time, energy and money are saved, and hometown brick and mortar businesses stay healthy which keeps our town thriving! 

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