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Old May 4th 04, 05:37 AM posted to alt.chess,,
Curt Seefeldt Curt Seefeldt is offline
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Great Idea!!!

"Squark" wrote in message
Don't overlook local small businesses. If you get 5 or 6 local

to donate little items as prizes, it adds up to lots of incentive. For

Joey Bloom won 1st prize: dinner for four at
Mario's Pizza and Pasta Palace;
Tom Greene came in 2nd and won a free
tank of gas from Smith's Sunoco Station;
Marina Wallensky had the high score for the
elementary school section and won a $25
gift certificate at Paulines Pet Store.

These kind of prizes from local sponsors help stimulate
the local economy and build a sense of partnership between small business
and chess.