Malta Works $20.21 Campaign Kicks Off March 1

Malta Works $20.21 aims to support Malta small businesses with nine weeks of targeted promotions and giveaways

Malta, NY – The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, a Saratoga County-based economic development organization, today unveiled the MaltaWorks $20.21 Campaign in partnership with the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Malta Economic Development Committee. Thanks to a grant awarded to the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership by the Globalfoundries and Town of Malta Foundation, small businesses will be getting an added boost between March 1 and May 2, and consumers that spend at least $20.21 can enter to win weekly gift certificate giveaways and a $500 grand prize.

This newly launched MaltaWorks $20.21 promotion will help drive traffic to small businesses in the Town of Malta that have been fighting to keep their operations open after battling the economic impacts of COVID-19 for the past year.

Customers participating in the MaltaWorks $20.21 program can enter to win weekly giveaways by simply spending at least $20.21 at a small business in the Town of Malta, then emailing a copy of their receipt to info@saratoga.org. Each week, MaltaWorks $20.21 will randomly choose the winners of a $100 and $50 gift certificates. At the end of nine weeks, all participants will be entered into a drawing to win the grand prize of a $500 gift certificate at a business of their choice in the Town of Malta. Week 1 will kick off with a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Lake Ridge Restaurant or a $50 gift certificate to Malta Farm & Garden.

“This grant offered us the perfect opportunity to join forces with the Town of Malta Economic Development Committee and Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce to accelerate efforts to save our local small businesses, especially locally owned restaurants and retailers that have experienced the worst impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.” said Shelby Schneider, President and CEO of the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership. “Small businesses are the backbone of our communities. They create jobs, help boost the economy, and enhance community character in many ways. I look forward to supporting this campaign and highlighting all that Malta has to offer.”

“We are excited to launch this MaltaWorks $20.21 promotion and do our part to help the small and independent small businesses that have been challenged by COVID-19 mandated shutdowns and occupancy restrictions. Especially our local Mom and Pop shops” said Town of Malta economic development committee chairman and Malta Town Councilman, Tim Dunn. “The Globalfoundries-Town of Malta Foundation should be commended for their efforts to support the small business community and I’m grateful that the Saratoga Partnership and Saratoga Chamber are committing to these efforts. We are all stronger together.”

“MaltaWorks $20.21 is a great enhancement to our ongoing #SaveOurLocals campaign and recently launched MaltaWorks website, which aims to support local businesses and nonprofit organizations located in the Town of Malta.” said Todd Shimkus, President of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce. “The MaltaWorks $20.21 campaign will give our local businesses a much-needed shot in the arm during the most challenging winter months.”

Malta businesses, residents, and community organizations can support the MaltaWorks $20.21 effort by visiting the MaltaWorks website at www.saratoga.org/maltaworks where they will find promotional posters to print and share on social media, with the #Maltaworks hashtag.


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