Dowtown Dollars Program

Shop local

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By shopping local, you are investing in the local economy and ensuring that your money will stay in Bowling Green's community. 

No cost to merchants

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The Downtown Dollars Program is paid for by Downtown Bowling Green. There is no extra cost for purchasing the certificates and its free for merchants too. 

Look for our logo

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Coming soon: If you spot our logo in a local merchants window, you have found a Downtown Dollar participating Merchant!

Downtown Dollars cannot be used on alcohol or tobacco products.

Where can you buy Downtown Dollars?

Calico, Sage & Thyme

115 Clay Street

419-352-5417

Payment types: Cash or Check


For Keeps

144 S. Main Street

419-353-2232

Payment types: Cash or Check


Downtown Bowling Green Office

(Four Corners Center)

130 S. Main Street

419-354-4332

Payment types: Cash, Check or Credit Cards



*Checks can be written to:

 BG Central Bus S.I.D., Inc.

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Downtown Dollar Participating Merchants (doc)

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Are you a merchant who wants to accept Downtown Dollars?

If you aren't sure, take a look at the information below to see some facts about the program. If you're ready, then click the button below!

Join the program

For Our Merchants

Key Facts

  • Our program is a free service that is provided by Downtown Bowling Green. 


  • Downtown Dollars cannot be redeemed for tobacco products or alcohol.  


  • Redeemed Downtown Dollars can be exchanged for a check for you business anytime by stopping at our office during our business hours.


  • Contact our office to be added to our next pickup date (we come to you). After you call we will stop int your business with a check on the next scheduled date. 


  • Pickup dates (we come to you)  are the 1st & 3rd Tuesday each month.

Schedule a pick-up

Before you call the office please count and sort the Downtown Dollars. 


We will ask:


1.) How many regular Downtown Dollars do you need exchanged for a check?


2.) How many Wood County Hospital Downtown Dollars do you need exchange for a check?


How can you tell the difference?


  • Regular Downtown Dollars have no expiration date and a photograph of downtown Bowling Green on the front (see the photo above).


  • Wood County Hospital Downtown Dollars have an expiration date and a photograph of the hospital on the front.



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