Shop Small and Get Rewarded in Downtown Westfield!

The Downtown Westfield Corporation will be handing out 250 $20 vouchers for use this weekend only at participating merchants. First come, first served! One per family.

Enjoy free gift wraping every day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., from Thanksgiving until Christmas. 

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Sat, November 28
10:00 am — 6:00 pm
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The Downtown Westfield Corporation will be handing out 250 $20 vouchers for use this weekend only at participating merchants. First come, first served! One per family.

Enjoy free gift wraping every day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., from Thanksgiving until Christmas.

167 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ

Downtown Welcome Center

167 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ

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To the Editor:

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