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Upcoming coupon swaps - another new swap added!

Posted October 22, 2013

Coupon swap in December 2012!

 

 

There are a number of blog members who swap coupons here in the Triangle area. This is the place to post your swap dates and locations each week! See below for details on how to host a swap and what to do if you are planning to attend a swap.

If there are any more October or November swaps scheduled, feel free to post them in the comments section below and I will add them to the main list. It helps if you can post your swap details more than a week before the swap date. Happy swapping!

 

October 2013 Coupon Swaps

Chatham County Coupon Swap

Date: October 5th

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Calico Quilt Antiques - Bellevue Street, Goldston.

Contact Denise at dunn1956@gmail.com if you have any questions. You can find us on Facebook Chatham County Area - Coupon Swap.

 

Garner/Cary Coupon Swap

Date: Wednesday, Oct 9th

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh NC 27603

Phone 919-831-6435 for directions

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013 (3rd Thursday of each month)

Time: 7:00-8:45 p.m.

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional (3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707, 919-560-8590)

There is a large meeting room reserved for this group, so feel free to invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, or anyone interested in exchanging coupons! If there is no notice posted in the library entrance area, inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which meeting room we are in for the evening.

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; it's best if they are already clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired, again preferably already cut out of the inserts, in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

 

North Raleigh Coupon Swap

Date: Saturday, Oct. 26th

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Moe's at Triangle Towne Center

 

November 2013 Coupon Swaps


Garner/Raleigh Swap - NEW SWAP!

Date: Wednesday, November 6

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Barwell Road Community Center, 3935 Barwell Road, Raleigh, NC 27610

If you plan to attend this new swap, please contact the swap coordinator, Dawn at hyperbabe71@hotmail.com to let her know you are planning to come. It will help her get a headcount on approximately how many to expect. If this time (1 - 3 pm) does not work for you, but you would like to attend a swap at this location, you can also contact Dawn to let her know and maybe the swap time will change so more folks can attend.

 

Durham Coupon Swap

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 (3rd Thursday of each month)

Time: 7:00-8:45 p.m.

Location: Durham County Library - Southwest Regional (3605 Shannon Road, Durham, North Carolina 27707, 919-560-8590)

There is a large meeting room reserved for this group, so feel free to invite your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, or anyone interested in exchanging coupons! If there is no notice posted in the library entrance area, inquire at the Information Desk when you arrive and they will let you know which meeting room we are in for the evening.

Please bring non-expired coupons you do not want or need in an envelope or baggie; it's best if they are already clipped.

You may also bring coupons that have already expired, again preferably already cut out of the inserts, in a separate bag or envelope so they may be donated to the military.

 

If you are attending a coupon swap for the first time, here are some swap basics:
* Bring your coupons already cut out in an envelope if at all possible. It really helps to move the swap along if folks are not waiting for you to go through your coupons and cut them out at the table.
* You don't need to sort them by product type unless you really want to
* The group usually sits in a circle and passes around the envelopes to the person to the right. Take the coupons you want out and put the rest back in to pass on to the next person.
* Once you get your envelope back, you know you have been through all the coupons.
* In really large groups, couponers often sit in groups of 5 to 8 people to swap

If you are hosting a swap and wish to include the information here, please post the following details:
* Date of swap
* Time of swap
* Location of swap including address
* Host contact info to RSVP or ask questions. An e-mail address is fine - I don't suggest including your phone number on a public board. You may want to create a new free e-mail just for swapping from somewhere like Yahoo or Gmail.
I also recommend the local swap group, Triangle Area Coupon Swap with additional coupon swap information.

If your swap is less than a week away and you would like it to appear on this swap post, please send me an e-mail to saving@smartspendingresources.com with the information to make sure I see it in time to post your swap. Thanks!

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  • vlynn Oct 23, 2013

    Hey Faye, don't forget to include the Garner/Cary/Southwest Raleigh :-) swap which used to be the one at the Garner Library. It's the 2nd Wednesday of the month, which will be Nov 13th from 1pm to 3pm at the Carolina Pines Community Center, 2305 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh NC 27603. I-40 Exit 297 Lake Wheeler Rd (Farmer's Mkt). Phone 919-831-6435 for directions.

  • FlyingUnderTheRadar Oct 22, 2013

    Steph, I will not be there either...I will be out of town...have fun at the fair!!

  • stephkenner Oct 22, 2013

    Thanks, Faye! :)

  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Oct 22, 2013

    Have a nice date, Steph!

  • stephkenner Oct 22, 2013

    To those of you who attend the N. Raleigh swap, I'm not going to be there Sat. I have a date at the fair w/my husband. :) If anyone is in Garner & wants to meet, can I please drop off my coupons to you? Thanks!