Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Chesapeake Bank to Host Holiday Season ‘Shop Local Boost Pop Ups!’

KILMARNOCK — Chesapeake Bank will host several “Shop Local Boost Pop Ups!” to support local businesses in the greater Williamsburg area this holiday season.

Read about last year’s partnership: Area Entities Join Together to Help Boost Local Business.

At each event, $50 Chesapeake Bank Visa Gift Cards can be purchased for $25, doubling the dollars that can be spent to support local businesses participating in its The Buck Stays Here program, the bank announced in a press release. There is a limit of two gift cards per household.

Dates, times and locations for the Shop Local Boost Pop Ups! in Williamsburg and Yorktown are:

  • Nov. 12, 10 a.m., James York Plaza/Shorty’s, Williamsburg
  • Nov. 16, noon, Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown
  • Nov. 30, noon, New Town near the Brass Tap, Williamsburg
  • Dec. 7, 4 p.m., High Street Revolution Golf, Williamsburg
  • Dec. 14, 4 p.m., Virginia Beer, Williamsburg

All businesses that participate in the program can be found on The Buck Stays Here’s website, and The Buck Stays Here decals at businesses will let shoppers know that the it is locally owned and operated.

“Supporting local businesses recirculates money in our communities to create a stronger, more prosperous economy,” said Leigh Houghland, Williamsburg regional executive of Chesapeake Bank. “This is just one more way Chesapeake Bank is going beyond banking to help make the community better for everyone.”

Chesapeake Bank also partners with local businesses in the Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula and Chesterfield County/Richmond for the program. To view all participating businesses throughout the bank’s footprint, visit The Buck Stays Here’s website. To learn more about Chesapeake Bank, visit

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