December 3, 2015
Contact: Caitlin Chelette
Public Information Assistant
Win Extra Christmas Cash!
M&F Bank and BFCU Sponsor Cash Raffle for
Christmas Festival
LEESVILLE, La.-- The City of Leesville is thankful to sponsors Merchants and Farmers Bank and Barksdale Federal Credit Union who have donated towards a cash raffle to be given away at the Old Fashioned Christmas Festival December 12. 

There will be two drawings of $250 cash.

In order to qualify to have your name in the drawings, stop by any of our participating Main Street Merchants, purchase something from their store, and hang out for the parade to see if you win. The winners will be announced approximately one hour before the parade from the stage located at ....
BFCU Center Manager Steve Woods and Center Supervisor Marva Bowie with sponsorship check for Christmas Festival.

Merchants and Farmers Bank is one of Louisiana's oldest hometown banks and has grown to seven locations in Vernon and Calcasieu parishes, providing an extensive range of services for both personal and commercial banking. The main branch is located at 501 South 5th Street Leesville, Louisiana 71446.

Barksdale Federal Credit Union was established in 1954 to serve military and civilian personnel at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City. While continuing to proudly serve the men and women, and their families, of Barksdale Air Force Base, they now also serve over 1000 companies, associations, and churches in Bossier, Caddo, Webster, Grant, Rapides, Vernon and Allen parishes. The Leesville branch is located at 604 South 6th Street, Leesville, Louisiana 71446.

To view a list of promotions and participating Main Street Merchants click here.

Newly added participants include: 

The Boy Scouts will be offering free gift wrapping. 

The Vernon Parish Library will be giving out books and activity packets. 

The 4-H club will be collecting donations for Relay-for-Life (you may get a free treat while you're there).

The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   
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