DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is calling on America’s youngest heroes to show off their creative creations for a chance to win prizes during Month of the Military Child.
The virtual contest lineup begins on April 1. Each contest runs for one week. The lineup includes:
- Play-Doh Sculpting Event – April 1-7, military kids can create a sculpture from Play-Doh and submit a photograph of their creation for a chance to win a $50 Exchange gift card grand prize or one of three runner-up Play-Doh prizes.
- Hasbro Gaming Contest – April 8-14, kids can snap a fun photo during family game night and submit for a chance to win a $50 Exchange gift card grand prize or one of three runner-up Hasbro prizes.
- Nerf Target Contest – April 15-21, kids can add their own creative touch to the Nerf Target and submit a photo of their completed target for a chance to win a $50 Exchange gift card grand prize or one of three runner-up Nerf prizes.
- Disney Ultimate Princess Event – April 22-28, kids can design a Princess castle placemat and submit a photo for a chance to win a $50 Exchange gift card grand prize or one of three runner-up Disney Princess prizes.
Beginning April 2, the Exchange will also provide opportunities for play in select stores. Military kids can visit select Exchange stores from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday in April. The in-store event lineup includes the Play-Doh sculpting event on April 2, Excell Trading Card event on April 9, Nerf Super event on April 16 and Disney Ultimate Princess event on April 23. Shoppers can contact their local Exchange for more information.
“The Exchange is honored to recognize the resilience and sacrifice of military children with fun contests and prizes during Month of the Military Child,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “Honoring America’s youngest heroes is the ultimate prize for the Exchange.”
Authorized shoppers 18 and older can visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes to enter. Judges will select four winners from each event. Contest rules and materials can be found at ShopMyExchange.com/momc.
Military kids can continue the fun after the contest with activities, drawing lessons, fun videos and more on the Exchange’s Hub page. For the full list of Month of the Military Child activities at the Exchange, visit ShopMyExchange.com/momc.
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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 54th-largest retailer in the United States. 100% of Exchange earnings support military communities. In the last 10 years, your Exchange benefit has provided $3.4 billion in earnings for critical military Quality-of-Life programs. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.
For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Keiana Holleman at 214-312-6514 or [email protected]s.com.
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