Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Loyal Shoppers Rewarded with Yuletide Bonus; Now to Buy Their Own Presents

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Loyal Shoppers Rewarded with Yuletide Bonus; Now to Buy Their Own Presents

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THREE lucky Gladstone region residents received a bonus gift this Christmas.

Jenny Honnery, David Stocker and Allison Highfield each won a $1000 shopping spree at Harvey Norman stores.

Shoppers at Harvey Norman Gladstone over the past month who spent $25 received a coupon, and could enter the competition after adding another coupon from The Observer.

For Jenny Honnery of Beecher, a side joke to her husband about winning the prize has turned back on him.

"I said to him, how are we going to spend the $1000 I win on Thursday?" she said.

"Rapt" at having won the prize, Jenny said she would look at buying a few different things including an entertainment unit and a vacuum cleaner. "I put the entries in as I had spent some money there for Christmas presents and then our printer blew up, and I thought I wouldn't mind some of the other stuff in there.

"You go shopping for everyone else, it's nice to be able to buy some things you want."

David Stocker was also joking about winning the prize, saying it was "a little bit of a shock". …

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