‘Blacksburg Bucks’ promotion sells out quickly, second round to be offered in early December

New River Valley News

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Wow…talk about a popularity contest!

Late this past week, the Town of Blacksburg announced the start of a promotion called Blacksburg Bucks where residents could purchase gift cards in increments of $20 and, with special CARES Act funds, the town would instantly double the value by giving the purchaser an equal amount of Blacksburg Bucks to be spent at one of dozens of businesses around Blacksburg.

Well, the program sold out almost instantly but quick on the draw, the town has announced that more Blacksburg Bucks will be offered beginning in early December.

Pre-orders will begin to be taken on the second round of Blacksburg Bucks, totaling $200,000 on Tuesday, Dec. 1 by calling one of the six National Bank locations in Blacksburg.

  • Hethwood Branch – 900 Hethwood Blvd. between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 951-6204
  • Hubbard Street Branch – 101 Hubbard Street between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 951-6360
  • Main Branch – 100 South Main Street between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 951-6205
  • North Main Branch – 901 North Main Street between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 951-6220
  • South Main Branch – 3600 South Main Street between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 951-6246
  • VT Corporate Research Branch – 2280 Kraft Drive, Suite 1000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    • Phone: (540) 552-0890

The second round of gift certificates will be available to be picked up as early as Tuesday, Dec. 8.

The Blacksburg Bucks gift certificates can be purchased with either cash or check (payable to The Blacksburg Partnership)

Individuals can purchase a maximum of 25 (a total of $500 worth) of Blacksburg Bucks.

For a full list of participating businesses that Blacksburg Bucks can be used at, click here.

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