PenFed Member This Year's Grand Prize Winner in "Army vs. Air Force" Sweepstakes

Posted November 13 2013
by PenFed Team
PenFed Credit Union News Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13, 2013—Michelle Wood from Cornwall on Hudson, N.Y. was this year’s lucky, grand prize winner of the “Army vs. Air Force” sweepstakes; co-sponsored by Army Sports Properties and PenFed.

Football season is a time to celebrate for many Army and Air Force football fans, but for Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) member Michelle Wood from Cornwall on Hudson, N.Y., a chance entry into the PenFed co-sponsored “Army vs. Air Force” sweepstakes turned into an even greater cause for celebration when it was announced she won the grand prize.

As this year’s sweepstakes grand prize winner, Wood enjoyed roundtrip air transportation, hotel accommodations and game day tickets for two to the November 2, 2013, Colorado Springs, Colo., Army at Air Force football game.

“I was surprised and excited when I found out I held the grand prize winning entry,” said Michelle Wood. “I have never won a contest before, and it was an absolute thrill to be able to travel to Colorado Springs and attend the game. Thanks, PenFed!”

The Army Sports Properties and PenFed sponsored “Army vs. Air Force” sweepstakes ran July 25 through October 12, 2013. There were six sweepstakes winners chosen altogether; five runner-ups and one grand prize winner.

“We would like to thank Army Sports Properties for their sponsorship role in the “Army vs. Air Force” sweepstakes. It is a real pleasure to be a part of an exciting campaign that is a win-win for everyone involved,” said Monica Brooks, manager of West Point branches at PenFed. “We would also like to extend our congratulations to our member and grand prize winner Michelle Wood; we hope you enjoyed the game!”

More than 1,700 sweepstakes entries were submitted, either through online channels, or at the PenFed game day display booth located on Black Knights Alley at Michie Stadium. A local Army football fan, Wood submitted her winning entry into the sweepstakes at PenFed’s display booth while attending a home game.

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Established in 1935, PenFed is one of the largest credit unions in the country serving over 1.2 million members worldwide; with more than $16 billion in assets. Its longstanding mission has been to provide superior financial services, responsive to members’ needs in a cost effective manner. PenFed offers market leading mortgages, automobile loans, credit cards, checking, and a wide range of other financial services with its members’ interests always in mind. Serving a diverse population, there are hundreds of ways to become a PenFed member; including numerous association members and employee groups. PenFed is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration, does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and is an equal housing lender.

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