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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Community-Wide Garage Sale dates announced

Garage sale registration is free and encouraged for inclusion in the online and printed directories
 
Dupaco Community Credit Union along with media partners are proud to announce partnership on Community-Wide Garage Sales on these dates in the following communities.

Dubuque, Iowa Sale: Saturday, April 30 (media partners The Dubuque Advertiser and KAT FM, KDTH, The River, and The Rock radio stations)

Manchester, Iowa Sale: Saturday, April 30
(media partners The Manchester Press and KMCH radio station)

Platteville, Wis. Sale: Saturday, May 7
(media partners The Platteville Journal and Xtreme 107.1 radio station)

Carroll, Iowa Sale: Saturday, June 18 (media partner Carroll Broadcasting)
 
Area residents may participate by hosting a sale or shopping registered sales on the official Community-Wide Garage sale date.
 
Residents who would like to host a garage sale should register their garage sale location, hours, and sale description for free at www.dupacogaragesales.com or at any Dupaco branch location. To be included in the online and printed garage sale directories, a sale must be registered by 5 p.m. on: April 18 for Dubuque and Manchester, Iowa sales; April 25 for the Platteville, Wis. sale; and June 6 for the Carroll, Iowa sale. Sales registered after that time will only appear in the online directory.

Printed garage sale directories will be available to the public at no cost the week of the sale date at Dupaco locations. It will include a map of registered locations as well as sale hours and descriptions.

The garage sale website features sale locations along with sale hours, descriptions and optional photos of items for sale; integrated Google map technology for directions from sale to sale; and the capability for buyers and sellers to direct message one another.

Those who register their sale are also eligible to pick up a complimentary garage sale kit, including signs and price stickers, at any Dupaco location.

According to Dupaco Community Credit Union President and CEO Joe Hearn, to participate in the Community-Wide Garage Sale event is to help promote thrift and reduce environmental impact.
 
“The Community-Wide Garage Sale weekend presents a great opportunity for positive social interaction among residents, which both the buyer and seller benefit from financially,” said Hearn. “What makes this event a great fit for Dupaco is its community connection and emphasis on thrift, which is a core principal of the credit union.”

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