MONEYGRAM TO AWARD $100,000 TO TWIN CITIES RESIDENT

MONEYGRAM TO AWARD $100,000 TO TWIN CITIES RESIDENT

Wins National Sweepstakes Top Prize


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–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–

ADVISORY…for Thursday (Aug. 29)

WHAT:

The annual MoneyGram sweepstakes top prize of $100,000 will be awarded to a local Twin Cities resident for sending money to his mother in Honduras via MoneyGram. More than 600,000 entries were entered in the MoneyGram nationwide sweepstakes. There will be music, food and promotional giveaways (as long as they last) at the presentation ceremony.

WHO:

Grand prize winner, Carlos F., 32, is a Brooklyn Center resident who works for a laundry company. A MoneyGram money transfer he sent this spring to his parents in Honduras from the Cub Foods in Brooklyn Center was selected as the sweepstakes winner. For security reasons, his full name and hometown in Honduras are not released. Carlos F. has elected to receive a lesser lump sum payment instead of annual payments.

WHEN:

Thursday, Aug. 29 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Cub Foods, 7555 West Broadway in Brooklyn Center.

The check presentation ceremony will be set up in the parking lot at the Cub Foods where Carlos F. purchased the MoneyGram.

–30–CJG/se*

CONTACT:

MoneyGram

Angela Phoenix, 602/207-5608

http://www.viad.com

MONEYGRAM TO AWARD $100,000 TO TWIN CITIES RESIDENT