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Penn Hills, PA


Frequently Asked Questions

What is purpose of the contest?  How will my business benefit?

Shop Local is a contest designed to acquaint shoppers with Penn Hills businesses and encourage them to think of Penn Hills first rather than go to neighboring towns to spend their dollars.   The goal is to increase foot traffic and the number of new customers in your business.

When is the contest?

The contest runs every year during the entire month of November.

Who may participate?

Any business located in Penn Hills may participate in the contest.

What does it cost?

Businesses pay a $5 entry fee and must provide a prize valued at $25 or more.

What are the business's responsibilities during the contest?

  • Post the window sign indicating you are a contest participant
  • Post or provide a list of all the participating businesses
  • Make entry forms accessible to customers
  • Inform customers of the contest prizes and entry information

When can I sign up?

Sign-ups begin in July and end on September 30th.  Print out the entry form (available July 1st through September 24th) and mail it in. 

You can also email ShopLocal@pennhillscdc.org for information or to request a visit from a contest representative. 

Deadline for entries is September 30th.  Entry form, entry fee and prize donation must be submitted by September 30th.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shop Local?

Shop Local is a contest designed to acquaint shoppers with Penn Hills businesses and encourage them to think of Penn Hills first rather than go to neighboring towns to spend their dollars.

When is the contest?

The contest runs every year during the entire month of November.

What are the prizes?

Prizes are donated by the participating businesses and include gift certificates, gift cards, and merchandise.  Prizes are awarded by random drawing.  Prizes are grouped into nine (9) packages , each valued at approxiamtely $250.  The prize awarded to the shopper who spent the most money is valued at approxiamtely $600.

How can I win a prize from the random drawing?

Each time you shop at a participating merchant you will receive an entry form for the random prize drawing.  Complete the entry form and deposit it in the container provided.

How can I win the Grand Prize for the “most money spent”?

Save your November receipts from participating businesses.  You must have receipts from at least ten (10) different merchants.  Mail receipts with your name, address, and phone number to Penn Hills CDC, P.O. Box 17730, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.  Entries must be received by December 7th.

Can I win more than one prize?

Prizes are limited to one winner per household each year.

Do I have to be a Penn Hills resident to enter the contest?

No!  Businesses are located in Penn Hills, but shoppers can live anywhere.  We welcome any and all to shop in Penn Hills!


2015 Shop Local Winners


Prizewinners: Wendy Redington, Linda Barnes, Cindy Van Horn, Pauline Harris, BB McCourt;

Not present: Tiffany Lucas, Rebekah Sedlock, Tanay Wright, Kara Mannion


Penn Hills Local Businesses

Shop Local in Penn Hills

Advance Auto Parts  349 Rodi Road

Animal Hut 7193 Saltsburg Road

Anlauf's Sunoco 214 Rodi Road

Auto Plus 6150 Saltsburg Road

Avon, Sue Trainor

Baldy's Auto & Truck Emporium 11608 Frankstown Road

Big Lots 11628 Penn Hills Drive, Penn Hills Shopping Center

Bow Wow Meow Pet Resort 311 Hulton Road

Brady Auto Sales & Service 562 Rodi Road

Cefola's Dry Cleaners 10608 Frankstown Road                               

Comfort Inn Conference Center 699 Rodi Road

Crescent Gardens Floral Shoppe 6515 Saltsburg Road

Dave Smith Auto 12827 Frankstown Road

The Double Tulip II, Inc Floral Design Studio 6219 Saltsburg Road

Eastwood Hardware 11681 Penn HIlls Drive, Penn Hills Shopping Center

Elegant Nails by Linda 6237 Saltsburg Road

Ellis Insurance Agency Inc. State Farm 12125 Frankstown Road

Erskine Sanker Financial Group 10757 Frankstown Road

Fedele Insurance Services, Inc. 665 Rodi Road, Suite #304

Flowers in the Attic 7505 Saltsburg Road

Flynn's Tire & Auto Service 338 Rodi Road

Frankstown Gardens Flower Shop & Greenhouses 10158 Frankstown Road

Frankstown Road Giant Eagle 9001 Frankstown Road

Frankstown Wood-Fired Pizza 12911 Frankstown Road

Green Forest Churrascaria 655 Rodi Road

J. A. Electronics Station 11814 Frankstown Road

J & C Hobbies 12238 Frankstown Road

Keeley's Beauty Salon 11647 Frankstown Road

Kelly Elaine, Inc, a curly hair salon and such 12810 Frankstown Road

Laketon Satellite TV & Appliance Center 10941 Frankstown Road

Leonard Labriola Italian Markets 121 Hulton Road

Lost and Found Pharmacy & Soda Fountain 11555 Frankstown Road

The Medicine Shoppe 12238 Frankstown Road

Mohan's Restaurant & Bar 7324 Saltsburg Road

Mr. Beaner's Drive-Thru Weiners 6520 Saltsburg Road

Nick's Auto Repair 1050 Stotler Road

Old Village Grille, Home of the Authentic Gyro 6277 Saltsburg Road

Pasquale's Pizzeria 6221 Saltsburg Road

Pasqualino's Italian Restaurant 13032 Frankstown Road

Penn Hills Automotive Sales & Services 11415 Frankstown Road

Penn Hills Cinemas 76 Federal Drive, Penn Hills Shopping Center

Penn Hills Lawn & Garden Center & Gift Shop 200 Jefferson Road

 Penn Hills Rental 11125 Frankstown Road

Penn Hills Shop 'n Save 2821 Universal Road

Penn Hills YMCA 11817 Frankstown Road

Pittsburgh Spay & Vaccination Clinic 110 Sandy Creek Road

Pizza Ranchini 1039 Hamil Road

Profiles Plus Hair Salon 6541 Saltsburg Road

Representative Anthony DeLuca 7205 Saltsburg Road

Ritzland Floral Shoppe 10710 Frankstown Road

Salon VII 10485 Frankstown Road

Sensible Styles 1051 Hamil Road

7 - Eleven 6106 Saltsburg Road

Sherwin-Williams 12126 Frankstown Road

Smoker Friendly 511 Rodi Road

St. Vincent dePaul Store 10736 Frankstown Road

Steel City Dental of Penn Hills 10493 Frankstown Road

Stoecklein's Bake Shop 6545 Saltsburg Road

Stop & Shop 10991 Frankstown Road

Stubbz Dry Cleaners 557 1/2 Rodi Road

Tasty 'N Healthy 11633 Penn HIlls Drive, Penn Hills Shopping Center

Uncle Redd's Ribs & Chicken 6535 Saltsburg Road

Universal Pizza 2558 Universal Road

A Woman's Touch Fashions 48 Federal Drive, Penn Hills Shopping Center

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