Help us keep dollars local.
Support our local businesses and economy through the Lakes Proud Chamber Buck program! Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks are an easy and effective way to support shopping local at small businesses across the Brainerd Lakes Area. Show off your Lakes Proud spirit and help us make sure that dollars spent here, stay here.
As good as cash.
Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks are a monetary check certificate that can be redeemed just like a check at any business in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
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Learn more about Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks and how use them.
Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks are an incentive to help support local businesses. Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks are a monetary check certificate issued by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber that can be used just like a check at businesses all around the Brainerd Lakes Area.
Simply present the Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks to the business when you go to pay. The business will process the Lakes Proud Chamber Buck just like a check and deposit it in their bank account.
We encourage you to use the entire value of the Lakes Proud Chamber Buck check at one time. However, this is a monetary certificate at its face value. If you don’t use the entire value at one time, change can only be given for no more than 20% of its value.
Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks have an expiration date (one year from the date printed). If your Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks expire before you get a chance to use it, you can exchange it for current Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks.
Simply accept the Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks at face value, endorse the back of the check and deposit it into your bank.
No. The Chamber sells $100,000 in Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks each year drawn from a well-funded account at Bremer Bank. You’ll have no problem accepting Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks. There’s no risk – you’ll always get paid!
Purchase Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks
Businesses and individuals may purchase Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber admin office. Call or email Paula Davis ahead of time, and she will have them ready for you to pick up. Please note that the Chamber does not accept credit cards as payment for Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks as we do not charge a fee for purchasing them. We accept cash or check. For other payment options, email Paula at PDavis@ExploreBrainerdLakes.com or call (218) 822-7127.
Chamber Bucks Media Kit
Let your customers know your business accepts Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks. Download our logo and promotional materials below.
Lakes Proud Chamber Bucks are backed by the Brainerd Lakes, Crosslake, and Pequot Lakes Chambers of Commerce.