The Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce is no longer issuing "Ballinger Bucks." The issuance of Ballinger Bucks ended as of June 5th, according to a press release from the Chamber. Businesses that are members of the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce will continue to accept Ballinger Bucks through December 31st, 2015. After that date, any remaining Ballinger Bucks will have no value. Anyone holding Ballinger Bucks are encouraged to use them on or before December 31st.
Ballinger Bucks have been issued by the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce for many years. Ballinger Bucks were purchased at the Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce and were redeemed at chamber member businesses. The businesses then exchanged the accepted Ballinger Bucks from the Chamber for the face value.