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Small Business Saturday, November 26 | 2022 Holiday Shopping Season

Oakland County’s Local Gem Sweepstake has ended

  • We are no longer accepting entries. Submissions ended November 26, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Winners will be notified by December 5, 2022
  • Awards will be distributed December 15, 2022
  • Thank you for Participating!

​Thank you if you shopped small this year—or for the first time—in Oakland County!

Congratulations to the Winners!

 LOCAL GEMS November Sweepstake

    • Submit selfies taken at Oakland County small businesses that you consider to be “Local Gems.”  

    • When you enter each additional business, you increase your odds of winning.

    • Original photos should be of the inside or outside of a small business in Oakland County.  

    • A small business is defined for this program as an independently owned and operated, legal, brick and mortar business.  Each business you submit must be different.

    • A person does not have to be in the photo.  

    • Sweepstake participants must be 18 years or older at the time of entry deadline.
If you want to see additional “Local Gems” other participants have found, follow us on Facebook @AdvantageOak #LocalGemOC

Genisys Credit Union is sponsoring the sweepstake and providing the prize money.

See SWEEPSTAKE OFFICIAL RULES for more information.

Important Dates

  • The sweepstake begins on, 12:01 AM ET, November 1, 2022.
  • The sweepstake ends on Small Business Saturday, 11:59 PM ET, November 26, 2022.
  • Winners are determined by a random drawing and notified by December 5, 2022.  
  • The check is presented at an in-person event on December 15, 2022.

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Community Events During Holidays & Local Gems**

See what special events and activities are taking place in Oakland County this holiday:


Contact Erick Phillips at: | (248) 858-4070

*This business locator is powered by American Express and includes the small businesses that accept the American Express card.
**Local Gems submitted during sweepstake.