This Thanksgiving, Americans will eat more than 46 million turkeys with almost 90% of us indulging in the delectable bird, whether brined, deep fried, or cooked to perfection.
In 1953, Swanson overestimated the number of frozen turkeys they would sell... by 26 tons!
The company responded by inventing the first TV dinner, pre-cooking and slicing up the turkey and pairing it in an aluminum tin along with cornbread stuffing, frozen peas and sweet potatoes. It sold for 98 cents each and revolutionized the pre-packaged food industry.
This Thanksgiving, enjoy your fresh, juicy turkey and fixings and save some for leftovers.
Also consider getting a jumpstart on calorie expenditure by attending the local 5Ks, Turkey Trots, and running fests in southern Indiana. Here are just a few:
This free class will be taught at our Technology Powered by Smithville store, 4011 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington. For registration details, visit us online at smithville.com/technology, or call us at (812) 935-TECH.
Tech the Halls Open House
Mark your calendar now for Saturday, December 17th, 2016, 9 am - 5 pm.Join us at our store, TECHNOLOGY Powered by Smithville, at 4011 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington for a day full of pre-holiday savings. Wrap up your holiday shopping with a day full of exclusives sales, door-busters, and giveaways from Technology Powered by Smithville and our elves.
Black Friday Sneak Peek
You don't have to wait until Thanksgiving weekend to see what fantastic offers we'll have for you during our Black Friday Sale at the TECHNOLOGY Powered by Smithville.
Be one of the first 10 customers through our doors at 7 am on Friday, November 25th and get a $25 gift card (limit one per family. No purchase necessary.)
Then grab anyone of our top tech toys for all your holiday giving needs:
Quirky Portable Battery, $29.99, NOW $7.99
Champ Survival Sidekick 8-in-1 Toolkit, $24.99, NOW $15.99
32" Smart TV Bundle, $249.99, NOW $179.99
Xtreme Raptor 6 Axis Drone With HD Camera, $69.99, NOW $39.99
Ematic 7" Tablet, Headphones, and Carrying Sleeve,$99.99, NOW $59.99
Our pick up this year's hottest gift for less than ten bucks!
Xtreme Vue FX Virtual Reality Viewer
Transform your smartphone into an immersive VR viewer
Slide out tray holds phone securely
Watch movies, 360 degree videos, or play games in 3D
The iPhone 7 is also one of the hottest holiday gifts for 2016.
Visit our TECHNOLOGY Powered by Smithville store to see the iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7. Our “Smithville Cellular EXTRA” program provides an installment plan with zero down and 24 months of installment payments with no interest on the latest devices. Call (812) 935-TECH for more information or check out www.smithville.com/4g.
We'll be closed on Thanksgiving day to spend time with our families but then we are open Friday, November 25th from 7 am- 8 pm. We're also open Saturday, November 26th from 9 am - 5 pm.
Give the Gift of Peace (of Mind)
What do you give the person who has everything? Security and peace of mind.
This holiday season consider gifting a Lyric Security System to the young married couple on your list, or your elderly parents, or your spouse. Call us to see just how easy it is to get started with the Honeywell Lyric system.
Through 11/30/2016, we are offering the Lyric security system for only $99. Control your home security from your smart phone, tablet, or computer and give your loved ones the gift of peace (of mind) this holiday season. Call (800) 742-4084 or request online at smithvillesecurity.com.
Smithville Fiber is the proud sponsor of these exceptional local events. Mark your calendar!
Smithville Fiber is also proud of our employees who are partnering with Orange County Habitat for Humanity on November 5th in French Lick. Employees are participating in a work day, which is the second year they've partnered with Habitat for Humanity in Orange County. Learn more about this wonderful organization here: http://www.ochabitat.com/ and consider volunteering yourself.