Ever since the "Keep The Spirit Alive
Contest" was introduced in June the number of people
registering to receive the Valley East Today Weekly Online
News Magazine has skyrocketed.
There are now over 2600 people receiving the
Valley East Today Weekly Online News Magazine every Tuesday
and we know that it is being forwarded to as many as 10,000
more people because of the wide variety of articles and
features of interest that are included in the publication.
community-minded local businessmen in the photo are Mike Lemieux, owner of Hanmer Home Hardware,
Robert Kirwan, Publisher of the Valley East Today Community Web Site and
Online Weekly News Magazine, and
Ken Desjardins of Desjardins’ Food Basics. The three men teamed up to
sponsor a “Keep The
Spirit Alive Campaign” to encourage all residents to spread the message that
is a great place in which to live!
Everyone participating in this campaign
had a chance to win a “Grand Prize” consisting of 100 Lotto 649
tickets for the New Year’s Eve Draw on
December 31, 2006
up will receive other valuable prizes, including “two” mountain bikes
donated by Hanmer Home Hardware, $300 in groceries from Desjardins’ Food
Basics, and a full six months of free long distance calling in
order to qualify for these prizes, all you had to do was register to
receive the Valley East Today Weekly Online News Magazine. Every month
from June until the end of December 2006, ten names were drawn at random
from all of the people registered to receive the publication. The seventy
(70) finalists are listed below.