Dine Elgin First: build Elgin locally Posted in: Lifestyle The Dine Elgin First program invites the local community to sample more local restaurants. With every local dining experience, they can enter a weekly drawing to win gift cards for participating Elgin restaurants. A grand prize drawing will be held August 16 resulting in over $800 in local dining gift cards during the promotion. The Elgin Economic Development Corporation, the Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street Board are working together to encourage the community to shop and dine in Elgin. Every time you choose to make purchases in Elgin rather than in some other community, whether that’s filling the car ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!