MORE ABOUT OUR PRIZE PATROL 25TH ANNIVERSARY WINNER

First of all, I want to send a big congratulations to last week’s winners: Connie Kiesser, who won $1,000,000 in our November 26th prize event, and John Kutz, our 48-Hour Millionaire! I’ll be back on the blog later this week to tell you all about their exciting winning moments, but for now, I’d like to look back on another special delivery that happened just a few months ago.

Virginia Hall Prize Patrol

You see, sometimes space limitations prevent us from telling more of a story. Take our blog on September 23rd for instance. It told about how we surprised Virginia Hall of Madison, VA, with a $10,000 prize to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Prize Patrol’s first trip. What it didn’t tell you was why people around town are so fond of Virginia.  It’s because she has lived in Madison practically her whole life and she writes a friendly, chatty column (“This About That”) for the Eagle, the local newspaper.

After her September 18 win Virginia had the perfect topic for her next column – read it yourself to see what I mean. Virginia’s column tells how she always thought that the PCH “winning moments” she saw on TV were “set up,” that somehow PCH notified winners in advance of a forthcoming Prize Patrol visit.  Now she knows that our Big Check presentations are a total surprise. “They’re real,” she told our video camera referring to the Prize Patrol standing there in the flesh.  Then she smelled the roses and added, “Even they are real!” Virginia’s little dog Pickles was also excited – showing some nervous protectiveness at first, but quickly adapting to the likelihood of extra doggie-treats.   That’s the way it is with most dogs we meet on Prize Patrol – and we meet a lot of them!  Even the most ferocious among them decide it’s in their best interest to be welcoming and not to block the delivery of roses, balloons and The Big Check.

Thanks for writing such a fun column Virginia.  I’m sure that our Sweepstakes Entry Processing Center is going to see a giant increase in response from Madison, Virginia! Now … I hope that Virginia Hall’s experience will encourage YOU to enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes today — and every day — for your chance to be our next Big Winner! Wishing you the best of luck.

Dave Sayer
Dave Sayer
Prize Patrol Ambassador

Other blogs you may like:
Prize Patrol On The Road For PCH 25th Anniversary Prize!
Sweepstakes Prizes Goes to Virginia of Virginia


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Leticia Bibo said...

Leticia Bibo Said…
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNER’S AND I HOPE TO BE THE NEXT ONE THE PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOSE WINNER.

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Tonya Parks said...

Congratulations to the recent winners. I was surprised to hear about the 48 hour instant millionaire prize. I must have missed that sweepstakes but I will not miss another one.

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DeLayne Perry said...

thumbs up!

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Michaela G. said...

Thanks Dave for that great letter and I am so very HAPPY for all the wonderful winners and I love when you keep us all up to date about them too!!!

I am so very happy for you “Virginia” and your family too, so I will say it again “CONGRATULATIONS”!!!

Every time I enter the PCH sweepstakes, one can only DREAM about me being the next winner from PCH for the 1MILLION a year “FOREVER” Super Prize!!!

I always have my fingers crossed in hopes that I will be so very LUCKY to win one of these amazing sweepstakes prizes, so my family and I would be “SET FOR LIFE,” that would be an unbelievable feeling.

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Pamela Stephens said...

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU, THAT’S SOOOO AWESOME, MERRY CHRISTMAS, AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU ! :) ☆☆☆☆☆♡♡♡♡

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mary saleh said...

add your comment here

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Kanika Loeung said...

I wish in some day my name would be on the list too. :)

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Stancio Butler said...

Fairfax,Virginia please!!!!

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Dee Dee said...

So sweet! Congrats! :)

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Mrs. A.T. said...

Hi! First off, excuse me but I’ve been up since 3:30 this morning, hubby had to go in early so I’m hoping this will make sense. I loved Virginias reaction, her smile and laugh was contagious. I also read her article, thanks Dave, I would have never know she wrote it. I enjoyed the article also, down to earth, say it as it is! Hopefully I’ll get my entries in and not fall asleep before..and do them correctly! I’m still believing one day I will see you at my door, (holding the Big Check, yes WITH my name). :)

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Natasha Davis said...

Congrats again Virginia… That would put a smile on my face=)… Thank you Dave for all the wonderful winning moments……..=)

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Jasmine Swanson said...

I think that if I ever won, I would start a website. Just to document how Pch changed my life. A website is something that I always wanted to do anyway, but I don’t have the time or the computer to do so. I’ve got my phone, but it’s not conducive for creating a page. Actually, is it even possible? I’m going to go look it up.

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Jeff Petree said...

It will be surreal to see you on my deck at my front door.

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Svetlana Mitchell said...

I’m happy for Ms. Virginia and for all the PCH sweepstakes winners!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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Wesley Ivey said...

Congrats!

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robin dausey said...

Congratulations,Great job!!!

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Aicha Laabid said...

Congratulation for all winners I hope. Be the next

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Helen said...

Please come on by I need to be a winner in one of your super prizes. I want to see the PCH prize patrol comming down my driveway!!**

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quitta said...

Congratulations All :)

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Sara Greenwell said...

Congrats! I pray I am the next Millionaire..dreams can come true if you believe they can.

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Keep it real said...

why does only old people win?

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Michelle Watts said...

I am happy for u and ur family

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Justin Thornton said...

Congrats!!!

Thanks,
Justin

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Stancio Butler said...

Just two thumbs up this week for just both my own $5,000.00 prize & my own MEGA PRIZE of $37,000,000.00 PLUS $250,000.00 every year for life & NEVER WORK AGAIN!

Guess What Dave Sayer, my own special entry for the $5,000.00 Prize Patrol prize ( Giveaway No. 4006 ) has recently been confirmed till 11:59PM tonight so now please pick me as a $5,000.00 Prize Patrol winner this week RIGHT AWAY!!!!!!!!!

Thanks a lot,
Stancio Hassan Butler
PCH Customer

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Ruhul Kuhn-Osius said...

I think I have missed the 48 hour instant millionaire prize. OH well next time better.

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Ashmere Daniels said...

Congratulations!

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DeLayne Perry said...

I thought she was really cute!… and now really happy! It would be interesting to read her column following her win… :)

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Edwin Jones said...

What a way to greet the Prize Patrol!…Whee-ooo…and it couldn’t have happened to a nicer person it seems; liked her easy going and surrealistic description of the surprising event on her porch that morning…PJ’s n’ all! ;-)

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kim king said...

Where are you now. Are you on the road.

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Maria Miranda said...

Congrats, Virginia Hall! Everybody enters hoping to win but the doubt is there until it actually happens. Looking forward to the Prize Patrol’s visit! ;)

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tanya cook said...

i think its awesome! i know pch is real! and i want to be a winner!:)

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April Arena said...

Congratulations and hope to be in your shoes one day.

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Gene CHriss said...

the 1 million a year for life is not true it will not allow you to complete intermarry it will go to bad request creen will stop you from getting in the running it is a phony how do you get these people pretend they won when they have not

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Cindy hooper said...

Congratulation too you all on your winnings.

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Leticia Bibo said...

Leticia Bibo Said…
I LOVE THAT. PLEASE PCH LET ME TO BE THE NEXT WINNER OF $1,000,000.00 PRIZE FROM GWY.NO.3577. THANK YOU!

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Jeff Petree said...

2014 New Year Resolution !

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Deborah Dowling said...

I can honestly say that after reading such good sportsmanship of all players, I am not only happy to be here and play for the big win, but I am proud to be a player. Thanks so much PCH.com for being my friends and showing all of us who we can be when were a team. GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE! And CONGRADULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS! My birthday is on the 25th. So of course you would know that’s one of my favorite numbers! GREAT JOB EVERYONE!

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Stephanie Carlisle said...

Congrats whoever will win tomorrow God Bless you!!!!!!
Stephanie Carlisle

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Stephanie Carlisle said...

Congrats to the winner , It was a beautiful story!!! I do believe it’s REAL!!!! Give times patient and have a FAITH!!!
Would love to meet the PCH people
Stephanie Carlisle

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Holly Messinese said...

I love all your blogs!

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Brenda Scott said...

I am waiting.

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regina kowalski said...

VIRGINIA CONGRATS ENJOY YOUR WIN. SHE IS INSPIRATIONAL.GIA

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Elizabeth Picanso said...

God Bless to all of you whom apply we are all winner just for enter good luck all and take care …….

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Doris Pardo said...

Congratulations Virginia Hall. PCH is for real!!! Many Blessings to you, your family and your pooch.

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Tina(Perry)Thomas said...

Congrats. to Margie now i hope and pray and even think you all will come to our rescue we have to move and with no money to move on or place to go very scared i feel like a failure to my Daughter i got POA on here she had 5 strokes lives with me and her Daughter i have got Guardianship on her and i am disabilited badly to win could get us help and find a bigger Apt. or home for my Grand Daughter i just hope we get a chance of winning it will be in God’s timing i know i have already hit rock bottom want to have things coming up again have a Great Week .

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pacharaporn Bane said...

Hi ,I have been waiting for a week , could you please show my name on Post , Let me see it is real , not fake ,Thank you , God Bless !

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Holly Messinese said...

That is a very nice story. : ) It’s always fun to watch the look on their faces. I hope you guys get to see what I would do one day. : )

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Barbara Roebke said...

I will believe it is real when I win
Congrads

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GREG CURTIS said...

add your comment here

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GREG CURTIS said...

spring is coming~

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Alejandro Lopez said...

I hope I am the prize portal winner if I am I would like to meet all of yall

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randy coffey said...

Bless you my you all win .

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randy coffey said...

I’m a winner I’m alive.

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