Derrick Dollars Program
To encourage mask wearing and help support local businesses the Town of Redwater will launch the Derrick Dollars program starting on October 1. The programs intent is to reward those following COVID-19 guidelines and encourage mask wearing in a positive fun way. The program will run October 1- December 1. Derrick Dollars may to be used until December 7.
Participating retailers will award Derrick Dollars to random customers who are wearing masks and/or following sanitization protocols. Retailers will be compensated 90% of the derrick dollar value ($0.90) by the Town at the end of the program.
Customers can redeem their Derrick Dollars at any participating store when making a minimum purchase of $5 and can use up to 5 Derrick dollars per purchase.
How long will the program run?
The program will run October 1- December 1. Vouchers can be used until December 7. Retailers must submit their Derrick Dollars with a copy of the receipt from the transaction they were used to the Town for compensation by December 15.
Can I use more than one coupon per transaction?
Yes, you can use up to five coupons per transaction with a minimum purchase of $5. Vouchers can not be redeemed on items such as Gift Cards, Medicine, Lotto Tickets or Cigarettes.
Will there be a limit on how many you can receive?
No, retailers will aim to reward random customers who are modeling good COVID-19 health practices.
How will the retailers choose who to give them to?
It is up to the retailers, also our bylaw officer, Councillors and other town staff will have some to hand out if they see someone wearing a custom mask that catches their eye or just seeing people who display great behavior in an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19. However, Town employees and Councillors will be ineligible for the program.
How do I know what stores are participating?
All participating stores will have a poster at the front of their store to indicate that they will accept Derrick Dollars.
How many coupons will be given away?
There will be a total of 5555 coupons available to give away during the campaign.
Residents can be awarded or redeem Derrick Dollars at these participating stores.
- Satellite News and Confectionery
- Liquor Station
- Red Apple
- Redwater IGA
- Redwater Home Hardware
- Shane’s Pharmacy
- Petro-Canada (Ochre Park Road location)
- Theo’s Pharmacy