Exchange Sweepstakes Offers Troops Ironman Hawaiian Vacation

MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Ward
MEDIA ADVISORY: 13-029
RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2013

DALLAS – Foster Grant is partnering with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service to offer military shoppers in the Continental United States an opportunity to win a trip for two to the Ironman Triathlon World Championship Oct. 12-13 in Hawaii. The winner will receive airfare, transportation and expenses for the trip. The approximate retail value of the prize package is $2,800.

“Enter early and often,” said the Exchange’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson. “The competition for this contest is sure to be as fierce as the actual event.”

From May 24-June 30, authorized shoppers 18 years and older can run, bike or swim to their nearest participating Exchange for a chance to win the Ironman sweepstakes, which will be awarded on or about July 12. No purchase is necessary to enter. 

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a joint non-appropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors which is responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and the Air Force through the Service Chiefs of Staff.  The Exchange has the dual mission of providing authorized patrons with quality merchandise and services at competitively low prices and generating non-appropriated fund earnings as a supplemental source of funding for military morale, welfare and recreation programs. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our Web site at http://www.shopmyexchange.com.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Chris Ward, 214-312-2714 or [email protected]