Hol­i­day money comes in handy

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

MIRRA­BOOKA res­i­dent Vesna Gaponov got a sur­prise when she found out she was a win­ner in Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Group’s $30,000 give­away.

“I didn’t re­ally look at what the prize was when I en­tered, so I was ec­static when I got the call that I’d won $1000,” Mrs Gaponov said.

The money comes just in time to go to­wards Mrs Gaponov and her hus­band’s hol­i­day to Phuket.

The com­pe­ti­tion is part of Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Group’s 30th birth­day, and Mrs Gaponov said she re­mem­bers back 30 years to the pa­per’s in­cep­tion.

“It was a few years af­ter my fam­ily had moved to Aus­tralia and I re­mem­ber it was ex­cit­ing when the pa­per was first de­liv­ered to our let­ter­box,” she said.

Another week two win­ner, Yvette Apol­los, was thank­ful her shop­ping needs took her to Spud­shed Man­durah, where she earned a bonus five com­pe­ti­tion en­tries by scan­ning the QR code on dis­play.

“The whole fam­ily shops at Spud­shed; it’s good to be able to shop lo­cally at a busi­ness that is look­ing af­ter WA,” Ms Apol­los said.

This is the fi­nal week for read­ers to win one of six $1000 prizes, and to go in the draw for the ma­jor prize of $6000, thanks to Spud­shed.

En­ter online at com­mu­nity news.com.au or shop at Spud­shed to col­lect five bonus en­tries.

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