Participate in the “Eat Local: Local Love” Contest!

This ongoing monthly contest series shows some “local love” and celebrates the amazing people and businesses that make our community so special. Each month, we’ll highlight a different group of local individuals and businesses through a fun, interactive contest.

Whether it’s honoring teachers, first responders, local community members, or the small businesses that keep our economy thriving, the “Eat Local: Local Love” contest aims to showcase the heart of our community.

How It Works:

  • Each month will feature a new contest theme and way to participate (social media voting, online nominating, etc.)
  • Contest details and entry instructions will be shared on our social media platforms
  • Winners will receive prizes courtesy of our generous sponsor, ServiceMaster KRS

Be sure to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and check back here for the latest contest information!

May Contest - Teacher Appreciation

Enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate to Kickapoo TeaRoom.

Sponsored by: ServiceMaster KRS


May is Teacher Appreciation Month, and we’re celebrating the amazing educators in our community!

Nominate your favorite teacher and share why they deserve to be honored in our “Eat Local: Local Love Contest.”

Four lucky winners will each receive a $50 gift certificate to Kickapoo TeaRoom and Boutique courtesy of our sponsor, Service Master KRS.

How to Enter:

Find our social media posts about the contest on our Facebook and Instagram pages and follow the contest rules listed.

Fine Print:

  • The $50 gift certificate prize cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash. The gift card can be used for any purchase at Kickapoo TeaRoom and Boutique.
  • Four winners will be chosen. The winners must be current teachers/educators and reside in the Central Illinois area (as the prize will be distributed in person).
  • No purchase necessary.
  • The contest runs Monday, May 1st – Tuesday, May 7th. The winner will be announced via our social media pages on Wednesday, May 8th.

About ServiceMaster KRS:

ServiceMaster KRS offers professional restoration services in Bloomington, IL and surrounding areas. They have over 65 years of experience helping people recover from disasters like fires, floods, storms, and mold.

Their certified technicians can handle all types of residential and commercial restoration.

Their residential restoration services include water damage, fire & smoke damage, mold, weather damage, odor damage and other specialty services. Their commercial restoration services include pre-loss planning, water damage, fire & smoke damage, mold damage, weather damage and other specialty services.

They provide 24/7 emergency response and work closely with insurance providers to make the restoration process as smooth as possible.

Their goal is to quickly get homes and businesses back to pre-disaster condition.

About Eat Local: Bloomington-Normal:
Eat Local: Bloomington-Normal is dedicated to promoting and supporting local businesses in the Bloomington-Normal area. By participating in the Love Local Contest, you’re contributing to the vibrant community spirit and helping local small businesses thrive.

Make sure to check back for future contests each month!

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