Merchants Bank is reaching out to nonprofit organizations in the areas served by its banks for Merchants Bank's "Growing Community" $10,000 Facebook giveaway.

More than 30 organizations will have the opportunity to get a share of the giveaway through the number of votes placed for the organization through the Merchants Bank Facebook page at

"We're excited for the organizations taking part, and we hope that their fans will support them through liking and sharing the information," said Mark Metzler, Media & Communications Officer at Merchants.

Anyone will be able to vote for the participating organizations up to three times a day. The "Growing Community" giveaway, which started Nov. 5, ends Saturday, Dec. 15.

Area organizations participating are listed below, followed by the Merchants Bank location that nominated the organization:

Caledonia Community Celebrations - Caledonia;

Camp Winnebago - Caledonia;

Caledonia Lions - Caledonia;

La Crescent Public Library - La Crescent;

ISD 300 Scholarship Foundation - La Crescent, Hokah;

La Crescent Animal Rescue - La Crescent;

Gateway Area Council Boy Scouts of America - Onalaska;

Bluff Country Artist Gallery - Spring Grove;

Ye Olde Opera House - Spring Grove; and

Spring Grove Public Library - Spring Grove.

Remember to vote up to three times a day for your favorite local charity for their chance to win!