As a firefighter David McKinnis was used to being roused from sleep by alarms calling him to duty. But that was years ago. Now that he is retired he and his wife Julie like to sleep late, especially on their days-off from part-time jobs. Well, the PCH Prize Patrol rang the doorbell of their Odessa, TX home at 9:30 AM on October 8 and gave them a wake-up call they will never forget.
Julie was the first to the door – in her bathrobe. There she stood, dumbfounded by the roses, balloons, video cameras and Big Check — a scene she had seen before only on TV — and figured she must be dreaming Then David appeared, and the couple quickly learned this was no dream. “Here’s a check for $10,000.00 for you” I announced – at which point Julie exclaimed “Wow!” and David’s mouth fell open in total shock.
“This is incredible,” said David. Julie was shaking her head as well. She enters the PCH Sweepstakes [online] almost every day and, while always hopeful, wasn’t ready for such a happy surprise. “This is absolutely real” we assured them as I handed David the real check.
While the Big Check is a wonderful memento of the “winning moment,” it can’t be cashed at the bank – although it does excite the bank staff to have a PCH winner as an account holder. A follow-up phone call with David three days later informed us that the real check is safely deposited and major vacation planning is underway.
How would YOU like to be awakened with the news that you are a winner of a prize worth thousands, even millions of dollars from Publishers Clearing House? Wouldn’t that be a dream come true? If it could happen for David and Julie, it could happen for you! Enter the PCH Sweepstakes today and every day – and YOU could be next!
Good luck, and sweet dreams.
Prize Patrol Ambassador
P.S. Leo & Rebecca in the morning from B93 radio station tagged along with me as I surprised David with the Big Check! Watch their video “selfie cam” to see what happened!