If you have not yet entered the Greater Honesdale Partnership's holiday shopping contest “Reindeer Dash,” your time is running out.

— If you have not yet entered the Greater Honesdale Partnership's holiday shopping contest "Reindeer Dash," your time is running out.

The contest ends at 3 p.m. on Dec. 17.

Entering is easy. Simply stop and shop at one of more than 20 participating GHP member businesses. Complete an entry form and drop it off at a different participating business for your chance to win a holiday basket filled with valuable gift certificates from participating businesses. Entries picked up and dropped off at the same location will be disqualified.

Participating member businesses in the Greater Honesdale Area can be identified by the "Reindeer Dash" poster on their door or window, or you can go to www.visithonesdalepa.com. Click on Reindeer Dash under GHP News at the bottom of the home page to see a complete list of participants. Or, simply clip this newspaper article and carry it with you.

Winners will be drawn at random from all qualified entries on Dec. 18.

Participating GHP member businesses are: Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon, Art's for Babies & Beyond, Art's for Him & Her Too, The Cat's Pajamas, Dirlam Bros. Lumber, Finders Keepers Consignment Boutique, Fins and Feathers, Honesdale Greenhouse Flowers, The Honesdale National Bank; Main Street Branch, Jeannie's Chapel Street Salon, The Kitchen Center,
MB's Shear Expressions, Main Street Jewelers, Mommy & Me Consignments & Furniture Outlet, Morning Glory Gifts, Music & Video Express, Nature's Grace, Pet Central, Stephens Pharmacy/NE Med-Equip, Sunflower Hollow, Sunrise Market, Trackside Grill, Wallflower, and Wayne Bank

Make sure to play for a chance to win part of the over $800 in valuable prizes. All prizes are in gift certificates from GHP member businesses which don't expire until November 2013 and are transferable.

For more information, go to visithonesdalepa.com under GHP News or call the Partnership at 570-253-5492.