This cash prize is coming at just the right time for our winner. It is a special honor for Valpak and Liberty Tax Service to be able to present a check to such a deserving individual on Monday
Virginia Beach, VA (Vocus) March 29, 2007
Tax time just got $45,000 sweeter for one lucky Chicago-area consumer.
A Des Plaines, IL, resident is the grand prize winner in the Valpak and Liberty Tax Service $100,000 Tax Day Sweepstakes.
The month-long promotion, featured on 45 million Valpak envelopes, gave consumers the chance to win $100,000 in cash prizes, including a grand prize of $45,000. Entries were collected through http://www.valpak.com and http://www.libertytax.com in addition to the entry forms in specially marked Valpak envelopes. Over 300,000 entries were collected from all across America.
"This cash prize is coming at just the right time for our winner. It is a special honor for Valpak and Liberty Tax Service to be able to present a check to such a deserving individual on Monday," said Martha O'Gorman, Vice President of Marketing for Liberty Tax
The winner will arrive in style in a limo courtesy of Gold Coast Limousines Monday, April 2nd at the Liberty Tax Service office at 224 South Larkin in Joliet for the official Grand Prize Winner Celebration.
The event kicks off at 1 p.m. local time, at which time representatives from Liberty Tax Service and Valpak will present the winner with their check. The media is invited to attend and refreshments will be served.
For more details, please contact Keith Brickell or Martha O'Gorman.
Headquartered in Largo, Florida, Valpak® is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America. In 2007 the familiar blue Valpak® envelope will deliver savings to nearly 46 million households each month throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Annually, Valpak® distributes some 20 billion offers inserted in nearly 530 million envelopes. In addition, Valpak.com®, an online site for local savings, has over 20 million offer views each month. Cox Target Media is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Newspapers, owned by Cox Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest media conglomerates in the United States.
About Liberty Tax Service:
Founded in 1997, Liberty Tax Service is the fastest growing retail tax preparation company in the industry's history. Founder and CEO John T. Hewitt has 38 years of tax industry experience, the most of any CEO in the tax preparation business. Hewitt is also the founder of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (NYSE: JTX). Liberty Tax Service (http://www.libertytax.com) operates 2,400 offices throughout the United States and Canada, and has prepared over 4,000,000 individual income tax returns. Emphasis on customer service including audit assistance, a money back guarantee and free tax return checking are just a few of the above and beyond features offered by Liberty Tax Service.
Public Relations Liaison, Valpak
727-399-3024 - office
727-519-4701 - mobile
Liberty Tax VP of Marketing
(800) 790-3863 ext. 8022