One lucky local is $1,500 richer just in time for Christmas.

The Shop Local and Win promotion on Swift Current Online wrapped up yesterday with over 200 entries.

Hugh Greer's name was drawn as the winner.

"Holy mokes, thank you very much," Greer said to Magic 97's Colin Powers when he found out he'd won.

The purchase that won him the $1,500 in cash was made at Swift Current's Damara Day Spa for a gift card. It was submitted on December 16 around 10 p.m. on Swift Current Online.

Greer mentioned his holiday plans in the Diamond Valley and Okotoks, Alberta area.

"Oh it [the money] probably got a home somewhere," he said. "Pay some bills and maybe do something for Christmas."

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