New Springfield residents wins chamber award

Jamie Chuey of New Springfield is the winner of the “Shop Small, Win Big” contest sponsored by the Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce. Chuey shopped local during the week of Nov.16-25 and by spending a minimum of $5 at 15 or more merchants and completed her passport shopping book and was entered into the drawing for the cash prize. This contest is an effort to promote the Shop Small, Shop Local campaign created by American Express. Small towns can survive difficult downturns in the economy with a thriving local business center. Chuey received $250 from the chamber. Pictured are, from left, April Brinker, executive director of the chamber and Chuey. (Submitted photo)