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By Miriam Raftery

June 24, 2018 (La Mesa) — You can earn gift cards from $25 to $100 and other prizes for taking and posting photos on social media between Friday, July 6th and Sunday, July 8th for a “Dine, Shop, Explore” contest sponsored by the city of La Mesa.  Photos must be taken in the city in July to show off parks, restaurants, businesses and more.

The city invites you to showcase your “most creative La Mesa experiences” by submitted three photos showing how you dine, shop and explore La Mesa.  All three images must be posted on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

One photo should show a dining experience, another should feature a shopping experience, and the third should show an exploration in La Mesa. Be sure to post images with the hashtags #DineLaMesa, #ShopLaMesa and #ExploreLaMesa.

The six most creative entries will get gift cards from $25 to $100. In addition, some businesses are offering exclusive discounts, giveaways and special experiences, according to the city’s media releases.

The six best and most creative entries will receive gift cards ranging from $25 to $100. Some businesses will offer exclusive discounts, giveaways and “special experiences,” a city media release says.

You must be 18 and over. Winners will be notified on social media after July 13 and must have direct messaging enabled to receive winning notifications. Winners will be chosen by an outside third party, not city staff.

For more information, visit and read full rules at