PARKERSBURG — A convention continues at The Parkersburg Information and Sentinel and The Marietta Instances with the annual advance sale of inserts promoting vacation offers.
The inserts can be offered from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Wednesday on the facet car parking zone of The Information and Sentinel at 519 Juliana St. and for The Instances at Stacey’s Dance Studio, 205 Pike St., in Marietta, mentioned Kat Lankford, circulation director of the 2 hometown newspapers.
The newspapers have held pre-Thanksgiving gross sales of inserts for eight years. Friday, dubbed Black Friday when companies, can do most of their enterprise of the yr, is the normal begin of the Christmas procuring season.
“By getting the adverts forward of time, consumers can plan their Friday actions a day early and use all of the financial savings out there,” Lankford mentioned.
Quite a few bargains are detailed within the ads, she mentioned.
A pack of inserts is $5 and comprises all of the ads that can seem in The Information and The Instances within the Thanksgiving Day version. Folks should buy as many packs as they need, Lankford mentioned.
About 500 packs can be out there and cut up between the Marietta and Parkersburg areas, Lankford mentioned.
Advertisements within the Parkersburg insert pack embrace Kohl’s, Ashley Homestore, Dunham’s Sports activities, Lemon and Barrett’s, Belk, Rural King, Shoe Carnival, Ceremony Help, Ollie’s, West Virginia Symphony at Parkersburg, Washington County Profession Middle, Bob’s Market and Greenhouse, Smith and Firm Classic Market, Carmichael Monuments, Wyngate Senior Residing Neighborhood, Worthington Golf Membership, High quality Exteriors, Vaughan Kimes Funeral House, Auto Help, Washington County Conference and Guests Bureau, West Virginia College at Parkersburg, Dowler’s Tractor Gross sales and Service, Lemons Farm Gear, Nation Roads Cabins, Lambert-Tatman Funeral House, Charleston Ballet, CSL PLasma, King’s Nook, Kaufman’s Nation Bakery, Moose Lodge 1118, Myers Funeral House, Teri Ann’s, Teresa’s Excursions and Stuart’s Opera Home.
The Marietta pack will comprise Aldi, Ashley Homestore, Greenback Normal, Dunham’s Sports activities, Kroger, Belk, Lowe’s, Rural King, Ceremony Help, Ollie’s, Warren’s IGA, West Virginia College at Parkersburg, Las Trancas Mexican Restaurant, Lemon’s Farm Gear, High quality Exteriors, Bob’s Market and Greenhouse, Go Bus, Westfall Development and Storage Doorways, Mountain Ears Listening to Clinic, King’s Nook, Washington County Profession Middle, Carmichael Monuments, Smoker Pleasant, Nation Roads Cabins, Kauffman’s Nation Bakery, Starkey Delicate Water Inc. and Kirby Monument.
The movement of site visitors can be maintained at each gross sales websites, Lankford mentioned. Clients are requested to stay of their automobile and drive to the gross sales desk on the motive force’s facet, she mentioned.
Collections of non-perishable meals objects and money additionally can be accepted for the Feed Seniors Now marketing campaign sponsored by Consolation Keepers. The meals drive advantages native seniors throughout winter when it’s tough to get out of the home.
The newspapers are proud to be a part of this meals drive, she mentioned.
“Discover it in your hearts to donate as a lot and as typically as you may,” Lankford mentioned. “There are numerous individuals on this space who need assistance.”