A Murrysville, Pennsylvania, resident won $15,000 from ActiveAmericans.com as the Grand Prize in the website's national online sweepstakes. Barbara Custer was presented the check by Scott Haycraft, Founder/CEO, on December 19 at the Panera Bread store in Murrysville. This is the second Grand Prize awarded by the year-old website. In 2008, the website has awarded $100,000 in cash, gifts and prizes to its members.
Hudson, OH (PRWEB) December 24, 2008 -- Barbara Custer of Murrysville, PA, won the $15,000 Grand Prize from the national website for people 50 and over, www.ActiveAmericans.com.
Custer was selected at the conclusion of a two-month online sweepstakes from fifty semi-finalists.
The sweepstakes generated more than 50,000,000 hits during its run from early October until early December.
Custer was presented her check at the Panera Bread in Murrysville on Friday, December 19, by Scott Haycraft, Founder/CEO of the website.
Approximately 100 other ActiveAmericans attended, receiving $5 Panera Gift cards and ActiveAmericans.com T-shirts.
Custer said, "I'm thrilled! I just can't believe it. This was Heaven sent. This couldn't have come at a better time."
Custer lives in Murrysville, near Pittsburgh, and works in electronic publishing for Westinghouse Electric Company. The Boston native is a mother of two grown children and previously was a high school tennis coach in the Cleveland, OH, suburb of Rocky River.
Haycraft said in presenting her Grand Prize, "We are tremendously excited to present this check to Barbara. Since our launch in January, our members have earned nearly $100,000 in rewards. Some
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