Prize Patrol Gives Halloween Treat, Not Trick, To Georgia Woman

This may come as a surprise, but the Prize Patrol actually had plans to award not 1, but 2 prizes this Halloween. Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Sandy, the Prize Patrol was not able to get out of the New York area to make one of those awards. That winner is being notified by overnight delivery, and we’ll release his or her name as soon as it’s verified. Keep your fingers crossed everyone because that winner could be you! And for those of you out there who suffered at the hands of Sandy, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Fortunately, Hurricane Sandy didn’t stop me from delivering a Halloween treat – not a trick – to a loyal Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes entrant in Loganville, Georgia. I happened to be down south, so a trip to Georgia was not difficult.  In anticipation of the storm our staff in Port Washington, NY, air-freighted the Big Check, the real check for $10,000.00 and needed paperwork to our video-cameraman in Atlanta who met me on Wednesday morning so we could make a promised Halloween prize award.

Marsha Fritzinger has been entering the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes for years – just like her parents and grandparents did before her – by mail.  She read that a recent winner won by entering online, and so she’s been doing it that way too – at pch.com and other PCH websites.

We didn’t find Marsha at home; but within an hour or so we did locate her workplace, a major retailer.  Alas, she was out to lunch – not at the pizzeria where her boss thought we might find her, but with co-workers eating Chinese.  Back at the store we awaited her return — and we didn’t have to wait more than a minute.

“You have someone who wants to see you” manager Bill told Marsha; so she came outside, saw us with the balloons, roses and Big Check and immediately jumped for joy.  “I don’t believe it” she yelped as fellow employees stood in the background in shock, awe and admiration for their co-worker who has been with them for over ten years.  “I’ve seen others win, so why couldn’t I?” she cried, exhibiting the true spirit of a PCH winner.

The time is drawing near for the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol to get ready to go on the road to award an even bigger prize – the November 30th $1,000,000.00 Plus $5,000.00 A Week For Life Mega Prize in just a few weeks!

Enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes today  — and every day, and the next big winner could be YOU!

Dave Sayer

Prize Patrol Ambassador


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hope said...

I wish the huge prize could be mine on the 30th… or any smaller prize for that matter! It gets tougher and tougher to hang in there and not lose hope.

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ANA RUIZ said...

Thank you PCH for changing PCH FANS live and giving a chance in becoming the next Big Winner.

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Roya mehrabi said...

Holloween dreams came true to you ,Hope to spend it with health and happiness , congratulation , best wishes and kiss kiss

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jeannie fritz said...

what a wonderful fairy tale , i still believe in cinderella to

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Carol Nickels said...

Congratulations Marsha. It would be so great to be a winner. My thought has always been to win so I could help hose
in need of food and warm clothing, and perhaps be able to
put a roof over the heads of those most in need. God Bless you in your successful win.

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maria estrella baccay platecki said...

congrats to marsha fritszinger your such a lucky on your win i wish i could be.i am done today i enter all of them wish one is gonna choose.still here kicking and breathing.good luck to the winner in this event you deserve your winner.remember sir dave that i said to you on the blog before that i take a rest for while but i cannot gave up myself the one i started i am here now anytime what happened still here for my loyalty in pch i really love pch so much its a lot of oppurtunity here.god bless you and your family even the publishers clearing house more power and more blessing to come.may the lord almighty amen

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Dorene Kranik said...

You guys are great,and I cannot wait to see you at my door..$$$

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Eugenia Baltaru said...

I’m glad for the joy of all, I feed the joy of others, failing my reasons for joy…

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Mrs. A.T. said...

Hi PCH and Dave! Congrats Marsha! I hope the other Halloween winner knows about facebook and posts also, I think that would be great. I’m hoping that the state of Mississippi will have a big winner soon, and I would be foolish if I didn’t say I hope it is me! All I can say is time is on my side for now, and so is the positive thinking.:)

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Melanie Antry said...

I was wondering has all the winners who has been entering for years have a higher chance to win then those who lets say only entered for a couple of weeks?

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debra standard said...

i was told by you e-mails,the winner would come from zip code 70363.today i was told we did not claim this prize.please tell me what i did wrong.iwant to win area code 70360 was this fake?

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Diana Hanlon said...

Congratulation Marsha I’m happy for you and just hope I get to be the next winner I’m sure you where so happy to see Dave and Danielle your such a lucky lady woohoo!!

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Regina L.Tucker said...

Believing…

God is good.

Douglasville, GA

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Lauralee Hensley said...

Congratulations. She sure looks happy.

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destiny blink said...

So is the winner going to recieve it through regular mail ?

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Michaela G. said...

Thanks Dave Sayer, Prize Patrol Ambassador for that great inspiring letter to enter for the BIG MEGA PRIZE this November 30, 2012.

I just wanted to say congrats to Marsha Fritszinger and I hope we hear about the other person that won as well. And I am very sad about Huracan Sandy. I just think we need to say a lot of prayers for all the people that lost there house and towns.

I enter everyday and I am wondering if any one from my state will ever win MEGA BIG from PCH?

Well I do hope you have a wonderful weekend, Dave!!!!

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Christine Rush said...

I am very happy for Marsha, I must say I could really use that money. Lately life has been rough and I need a break.

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Allen Choy said...

Congratulations Marsha!!! Were you eating Dim Sum by any chance? Hee Hing and Patty’s Kitchen in Oahu, Hawaii make the best (besides Hong Kong I’m sure). Enjoy:)

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Eileen Kennedy said...

Hello
STILL TRYING TO WIN THE BIG PRIZE HERE IN BANGOR MAINE,TWENTY ODD YRS OF PLAYING,please help me win now THANKS
WE ARE IN NEED OF JOBS HERE SO IF I WIN I CAN HELP MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS AS WELL, I JUST NEED TO HAVE SOME COMPUTER LUCK AND SOME MAGIC SENT MY WAY NOW,
EILLTHERBANGORMAINE.

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Kanika Loeung said...

I wish to be a next winner at the end of November!:)

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Maria Celia Hernandez said...

That was a nice treat: Good morning PCH. Wishing a great time for the winner.Thanks for sharing.MCH 11-3-2012

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Laurie Chapman said...

It would be nice 2 win. It would help our family who are struggling these days. It would help my 101 year old mother 2.

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Regina L.Tucker said...

I have no choice but to keep hoping I will be next. I am praying for God’s continued mercy and a miracle of restoration to take place where I stay in Douglasville, GA.

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DeLayne Perry said...

What a neat treat..~~!! Congratulations to
Marsha Fritzinger!!
and… congratulations to PCH for coming through, once again … and again… and again … and again… ok I’ll stop there.

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sharonda mcneill durham winner of super prize #1830 said...

im just waiting to my day arrive that moment that it changes that fear the worries of days you kinda wonder who house we can eat at to just have a meal wow the day i wait for with a pounding heart to win the great prize that moment i wait for it kinda crazy that i read a post that you guys only hit so many towns an i know for a fact no one in durham nc ever won a big prize i would love to have the feeling such like ms. fritszinger to hear that knock oh how my feet twinkle an i jump with joy to see them to arrive how i see my life change this day im so sure to come to see the prize patrol come visit my city my town an wondering do yall really read these or respond i wonder do my entries really go through any way i see you when you get to show you my town my life like i reall cant put my finger on the fact i have seen myself win the big prize one mill plus five thou a week omg things i have in mind some youth centers women center boutique still work hard just to maintain also give back wow i cant wait see you soon dave the one im looking forward to reallly see at my door in the city durham

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Pamela Crutcher said...

I really do like this story!!

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Eileen Kennedy said...

Hello
BANGOR MAINE HERE .I NEED YOUR HELP HERE WE ARE LOSING OUR JOBS HERE AS HOUSE KEEPERS, , AND WHEN I WIN I WOULD LIKE TO HELP ALL OF US KEEP OUR JOBS
SO TELL THE COMPUTER TO START HELPING PEOPLE THAT NEED IT LIKE ALL OF US THAT HAVE WRITING IN FOR YRS. THANKS STILL HOPING TO WIN BIG CHECK SOON.LOVE YOUR CONTESTS
EILLTHERBANGORMAINE

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gail block said...

Down south as always

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Michelle Eaton said...

Make someday soon we live in a home free of mold and mildew and two bathrooms and things tokeep the cold out not to fancy just country style and liveable

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Dale Williams said...

Congratuations! Has the 2nd winner been revealed yet?

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