How it Works

In an effort to support local businesses during the Lake Street Improvement Project, Downtown Oak Park in partnership with the Village of Oak Park, Hemingway District & Pleasant District bring you the Better Lake Street Reward Program!

Save Your Receipts when you support local businesses in Downtown Oak Park, Hemingway District or Pleasant District between May 1 & October 15, 2020 — Receipts from online shopping & delivery purchases will also be accepted!

Earn $25 in Reward Certificates by spending $20 or more at five participating Downtown Oak Park, Hemingway District or Pleasant District businesses with a grand total of $200 or more. Reward certificates must be used September 1 through October 15, 2020. Participating businesses will be listed on this page,

Where/When to redeem your receipts and collect your $25 in reward certificates information listed in orange box on this page. 

Please note: As there are a limited number of available booklets, this offer is only WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Thank you for your understanding and supporting your local businesses! Current books available: 3,466  


Rules and Guidelines:

  • Limit 3 Shopper’s Reward certificate booklets per household
  • Must provide Driver’s License or State I.D. when redeeming receipts
  • Must have original store detail receipt
    • Detail of taxable items purchased (itemized receipt)
    • Dated May 1, 2020 through October 15, 2020
    • Name of participating business
    • Email receipts must include authorization code or order number
  • No photo copies
  • No debit/credit card statements
  • No receipts from medical or contractual services
  • Tips not included toward totals
  • Single receipts cannot be split towards multiple books
  • No change can be given on purchases made with reward certificates
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