It's been a tough few months with the coronavirus pandemic hitting the economy hard but Maitland City Council has sprung into action, launching a series of recovery initiatives.
This week Maitland Council launched The Levee Car Giveaway, which will see the biggest ever single prize value hit the lifestyle precinct.
"I'm excited to be able to launch The Levee Car Giveaway which will provide shoppers another reason to head down to The Levee, because who doesn't want the chance to win a brand new car?," Maitland Mayor Loretta Baker said.
"We recognise the importance of people shopping local as we enter into recovery from COVID-19.
"This six month promotion is designed to encourage our community to support local businesses at The Levee and we expect this will translate to an increase in sales for the businesses that participate."
A wide range of retailers will be participating including Burkey's House of Espresso, Skate Ape, Fancy Plants, Hunter Family Jewellers, High Street Barber Shop, Preach Ko and Maitland Wellness Centre.
To be in the running to win a brand new Suzuki Vitara Turbo valued at $31,990, from Heritage Motor Group, all shoppers need to do is make a purchase of $20 or more in a single transaction at a participating store and fill in an entry form.
Entries are officially open, and the promotion will run from July 1 until December 19.
The winner of the ultimate Christmas present, a brand new Suzuki Vitara Turbo, will be drawn on December 22.
For full promotion details including participating stores and terms and conditions visit theleveemaitland.com.au.
Last month, Maitland City Council launched its new prospectus that will shape the ongoing evolution of Central Maitland and The Levee.
The prospectus will help the city's economy recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, and surveyed residents on their vision for the future of Maitland's CBD.
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