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Michelle Ramirez is surprised with a Corn Capital Cash gift by Chamber of Commerce Director Nancy Standfuss.

Olivia businesses use holiday season to say thanks


OLIVIA -- This marks the 20th anniversary of a unique holiday tradition offered by Olivia businesses.

Along with the usual holiday events and promotions, businesses in Olivia sponsor the "Spirit of Christmas.''

At random times, shoppers are surprised with the gift of a $5 Corn Capital Cash certificate. Nancy Standfuss, director of the Olivia Chamber of Commerce, distributes hundreds of dollars' worth of the certificates to local shoppers during the holiday season.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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