Exchange shoppers can win $1,800 in gift cards by sharing holiday memories

DALLAS – Soldiers, Airmen and their families can win a $1,000 Army & Air Force Exchange Service gift card by sharing one of their favorite holiday memories in the Wrigley Sweet Storybook Sweepstakes.

Through Dec. 25, authorized Exchange shoppers can send an essay of 500 words or less detailing one of their warmest, fuzziest holiday memories to [email protected]. The grand prize winner will be awarded a $1,000 Exchange gift card, while second- and third-place runners-up will respectively win $500 and $300 gift cards. 

“The holidays are a time of family and togetherness, and some of our shoppers’ most treasured memories are of holidays gone by,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “What better way to connect with our shoppers — who we view as family — than to give them a chance to win big by walking down memory lane?”

The Wrigley Sweet Storybook Sweepstakes is open to authorized shoppers 18 and older. No purchase is necessary. For more information, visit Winners will be notified after a drawing on or about Feb. 7.  

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