The Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol Will Find You, If You Win.Business Editors
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2001
No need to stay home or alter vacation plans. Head to the mountains. Go to the beach. Take the kids on an outing. Above all, relax and enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes sweepstakes, contest or race, usually a horse race, on which a lottery is run. Prizes are awarded to the holders of winning tickets. In the case of a horse race, the draw is made from the names of all the horses entered in the race and vast numbers of blanks. knowing that if you are a big winner, the Prize Patrol will find you -- no matter where you go.
Earlier this year, Dave Sayer, head of the Prize Patrol, intercepted a winner with a check for $100,000 aboard an Atlanta-to-Los Angeles flight at 36,000 feet -- much to the delight of a lucky grandmother on the way to a family reunion Often an annual event, a family reunion takes place on a specified day each year for the purpose of keeping an extended family closer together. Some reunions may be held less often. . The occasion -- and the stunned stun
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The Prize Patrol will go to almost any lengths to get to their winner, Sayer says. Once the group commandeered a dog sled as part of a prize delivery to a person living in a remote Alaska Alaska (əlă`skə), largest in area of the United States but third smallest (exceeding only Vermont and Wyoming) in population, occupying the northwest extremity of the North American continent, separated from the coterminous United States town. Sayer has personally given out almost $200 million during his career as chief Prize Patroller.
"This is a job unlike any other I ever thought I would have," he recounts. "I feel like we are on an adventure every time we go out to deliver a prize. While it is sometimes a challenge to track down people, someone is always willing to be an accomplice accomplice: see accessory. to help us make the surprise happen."
Before the Summer of 2001 is over, the Prize Patrol will set out to deliver a prize of one million dollars to one lucky person. So, send in that entry -- or enter online at pch.com, and don't worry about them missing you at home. The Prize Patrol will be sure to find you, no matter where you go!