10th Annual Customer Appreciation Day
August 26, 2017
The 10th Annual Customer Appreciation Day was held on Saturday, August 26th from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Stahlstown Flax Scutching Grounds. Over 850 customers attended the event. Free LHTC t-shirts were given to the first 500 customers with the event sponsors on the back.
Many local businesses from the community shared in our event. We had 13 local vendors that participated by setting up a table at the event to showcase their businesses. One of our Entertainment sponsors, Donegal Pharmacy, had a station set up to check blood pressure.
Customers enjoyed a wide variety of live music by Whiskey 101. While enjoying the great music, customers were able to play games including, Bingo! While waiting for winners of the door prizes to be announced customer’s enjoyed hot dogs provided by The Dog Side of the Moon, popcorn, nachos and cheese, and cookies were also available.
There was plenty of activities for the kids this year, too. There was sand art, bowling, corn hole, a coloring table, balloon art by Merrie the Clown and face painting by Sharon Zimmerman from Todd’s Glitter Tattoo’s and Face Painting. Plus, kids enjoyed a bouncy house and inflatable slide. Kids also received LHTC Broadband fidget spinners. Thanks to Living Treasures Animal Park, kids were able to pet animals such as a baby camel, goats, and snakes!
At the Cable TV game wheel, customers had a chance to win LHTC memo pad chip clip magnet’s and LHTC keychain’s. Customers also tested their skills at our dime pitch game to win LHTC coloring changing cup’s or a LHTC koozie’s. New this year was a pitching blow up game provided by the MLB Network, who also provided some great giveaways. At Bingo, customers won DQ gift cards, McDonald sandwich coupons, plus AT&T Sportsnet, HGTV, and TNT network prizes. Everyone had a good time playing the games and socializing on a beautiful summer day. It was a wonderful way to spend the day with family and friends.
This year’s grand prize was very grand for our 10th Annual event! We gave away a full living room set that included a couch and recliner from Speedy Furniture, a 60” HDTV from Esposito’s TV Sales & Services, and a month of Free Cable from LHTC Broadband. We also drew prizes every 15 minutes throughout the day. Prizes included a 32” TV, Echo Dot, Kindle 8” Tablet, and a Girls and Boys 20” bike. We also gave away various prizes from our local business sponsors and vendors and our cable networks including: including $75.00 to Out of the Fire Cafe, Seven Springs Lift Tickets, a gift basket from Mountain Watershed Association, $50.00 gift certificate to Linda Brown Floral from Cenkner Engineering, Carnegie Museum Arts & History Tickets, 2 – $25 G&D Market gift cards, 2- $25 Donegal Pharmacy gifts from Financial & Group Services, Pirate’s game tickets from AT&T Sportsnet, a movie themed basket from Integrity Realty, $25 gift card for Subway, $20 gift card for Fox’s pizza, and Linda Brown’s gift card for a Fall Mum. G&D Market provided delicious slices of pizza for everyone and Pam Jones, from Integrity Plus Realty, provided cookies. Plus, First National Bank gave away 2 additional baskets.
Overall, it was another successful year and we want to thank everyone that came out! A big thank you to all our vendors especially our Entertainment sponsors FNB, Donegal Pharmacy, Sarnelli’s Corner, Mountain Pines Campground, and Living Treasure’s Animal Park. Also thank you to our bronze sponsors Bullseye Firearms Gun Vault, Christian Family & Children’s Center, Esposito TV Sales & Services, Holiday Inn Express Donegal, Paul Mango for Governor, Somerset Trust Company, and Speedy Furniture.
We hope to see everyone next year as we will continue to grow this event and bring more to you, our valued customers.