Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Lucky 'Doctor' Is Now a Bit Richer; Right in the Nick of Time for Christmas

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Lucky 'Doctor' Is Now a Bit Richer; Right in the Nick of Time for Christmas

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Byline: Emily Pidgeon Emily.Pidgeon@gladstoneobserver.com.au

CHRISTMAS can be an expensive time of year.

But for Mitch Craig this year became a whole lot cheaper after he won $5000.

Just out to buy his partner a vacuum cleaner, Craig entered the Radio 4CC and Harvey Norman competition on a whim, even signing his title as doctor on the entry form.

"My mate used to work at Harvey Norman and he put me down as doctor, cause he thought it was cool," Craig said.

The 27-year-old said he spent $800 on a new vacuum cleaner for his partner, and the win was quite the shock.

"It's really good, I was pretty stoked," he said.

The Rio Tinto fitter said the staff at Harvey Norman were always helpful and gave good service.

Craig said he planned to buy a new television with the money that came as a bit of an early Christmas present.

Radio 4CC promotions co-ordinator Mel Foster said it was great to see Mitch claim the prize as he had not won anything before. …

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