The City of East Lansing has set up a program that allows you to purchase a “Downtown East Lansing” gift card online, which can then be used at a number of local East Lansing businesses.
“Downtown East Lansing offers many of your favorite retailers, restaurants and professional service providers. Use this gift card at all participating merchant locations! This Holiday Season purchase gift cards and receive free bonus gifts. Buy $25 or more and get a $10 bonus gift; Buy $50 or more and get a $20 bonus gift; Buy $100 or more and get a $40 bonus gift. Happy Holidays from Downtown East Lansing Merchants!”
A list of participating businesses can be found at https://app.yiftee.com/gift-card/east-lansing/locations and according to Mayor Pro Tem Jessy Gregg “We’re still working on signing up more businesses as well so hopefully it will get better and better.”
The link for purchasing the gift cards is: https://app.yiftee.com/gift-card/east-lansing
You might also want to read some of ELi’s recent features on local businesses at https://eastlansinginfo.news/category/arts-and-cultures/
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