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'Pigs in Parks' in the Press

August 7, 2017

Keeping An Eye Out For Pigs In Local Parks May Net You A Prize

Dave Gallagher | The Bellingham Herald

Spotting a piggy bank in the coming weeks may net you a prize from Peoples Bank.

The "Pigs in Parks" contest starts at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7 - the bank will be hiding 250 softball-sized piggy banks in parks across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Island, Douglas and Chelan counties.

The contest ends at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28.

For those who find the pigs, turning them in to a local Peoples Bank branch will net a pair of sunglasses. They will also be entered into a grand prize drawing that includes products donated by local businesses. Clues on where to find the pigs can be found on the bank's Instagram accountRead more...

Peoples Bank Starts Scavenger Hunt

Tracy Ellis | KGMI

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Find a pig, win a prize.

Peoples Bank is sponsoring a contest called “Pigs in Parks.”

The bank hid 250 piggy banks in parks in Whatcom and six other counties.

Piggy bank hunters have until August 28th to find one and bring it to a Peoples Bank branch.

The reward is a pair of sunglasses and entry into the grand prize drawing. Read more...

Find a Hidden Piggy Bank in Edmonds, Get a Prize

Neal McNamara | Edmonds Patch

Peoples Bank has hidden piggy banks across the city this month to promote savings accounts - and give out prizes.

EDMONDS, WA - If you find a white piggy bank hidden in a city's park, it's OK to keep it. Bellingham-based Peoples Bank has hid a number of the little banks around the city in part to draw attention to the importance of savings. Plus, you get a prize from the bank if you find one.

Here's more about the promotion from Peoples Bank:

Peoples Bank today launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving, and to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer. Throughout August, 250 softball-sized piggy banks will be hidden in parks across Washington state in Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Clues for where the pigs are hidden will be shared on the Peoples Bank Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). Read more...
 

Business Brief: Peoples Bank Launches ‘Pigs in Parks’ Contest

My Edmonds

Peoples Bank on Aug. 7 launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving, and to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer. Throughout August, 250 softball-sized piggy banks will be hidden in parks across Washington state — in Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Clues for where the pigs are hidden will be shared on the Peoples Bank Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). Read more...

Peoples Bank Pigs in Parks Campaign Raises Awareness About Importance of Saving

Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce

Peoples Bank today launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving, and to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer. Throughout August, 250 softball-sized piggy banks will be hidden in parks across Washington state in Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Clues for where the pigs are hidden will be shared on the Peoples Bank Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). When found, the piggy banks can be returned to a local Peoples Bank branch for a prize and to be entered in a drawing to win one of six Grand Prizes featuring a swag bag full of great products provided by local area businesses. Read more...

Pigs in Parks is Peoples Bank’s Fun Way of Encouraging Savings

Lynden Tribune

BELLINGHAM — Peoples Bank on Monday launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of personal saving as well as to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer.

In August, 250 softball-sized piggy banks are hidden in parks across Washington state in Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties (where the bank has branches). Clues to where the pigs are hidden will be shared on Peoples Bank’s Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). When found, the piggy banks can be returned to a local Peoples Bank branch for a prize and to be entered into a drawing to win one of six grand prizes featuring a swag bag full of products provided by local area businesses. Read more...

Peoples Bank Launches Pig Hunt in Parks

Laura Guido | Whidbey News-Times

Peoples Bank recently launched its “Pigs in Parks” contest, designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving.

Until Aug. 28, there will be 250 small piggy banks hidden in parks across Island County, as well as other locations throughout Washington state. The Coupeville and the Oak Harbor offices each chose one park to hide their pigs in.

When found, each piggy bank can be returned to a local Peoples Bank branch for a prize and to be entered in a drawing to win one of six grand prizes.

Each grand prize will feature a “swag bag,” full of products provided by local businesses. Clues about where the pigs are hidden will be shared on the Peoples Bank Instagram account. Read more...

Pigs in Parks in Peoples Bank's Fun Way of Encouraging Savings

Ashley Hiruko | Ferndale Record

Find a piggy bank, return it and be eligible for prizes BELLINGHAM — Peoples Bank on Monday launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of personal saving as well as to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer. Read more...

Peoples Bank Pigs in Parks Campaign Raises Awareness about Importance of Saving

Whatcom Talk

Peoples Bank launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving and to encourage people to get outside and enjoy their community parks this summer. Throughout August, 250 softball-sized piggy banks will be hidden in parks across Washington state in Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Clues for where the pigs are hidden will be shared on the Peoples Bank Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). When found, the piggy banks can be returned to a local Peoples Bank branch for a prize and to be entered in a drawing to win one of six Grand Prizes featuring a swag bag full of great products donated by local area businesses. Read more...
 

Peoples Bank Launches Interactive Campaign to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Saving

Bellingham Business Journal

At the beginning of this month, Peoples Bank launched “Pigs in Parks,” a contest designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving and encourage people to get outside.

Throughout the month, 250 piggy banks will be hidden in parks throughout Chelan, Douglas, Island, King, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties. Clues to find the piggy banks will be on the Peoples Bank Instagram account (@peoplesbankwa). Read more...