Bank on shopping local


The Martha’s Vineyard Bank is sponsoring a contest to encourage Islanders and Falmouth customers to shop locally.

On Saturday, Nov. 30, at its Island and Falmouth branches, the bank is sponsoring “Show Us Your Shop.” Local shoppers can enter to win a set of gift cards from local merchants by uploading a selfie at their favorite shop or a receipt from a local merchant. 

Entries will be received starting Saturday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 1. To participate, simply upload a selfie from a local business or a receipt from a local business to the contest link on the bank’s Facebook page or at

There will be one winner on Martha’s Vineyard and one winner in Falmouth. Winners will be announced on Monday, Dec. 2.