Monday, December 16, 2013

logo_buyingardengrove_0.pngThe wait is finally over. Today, the City of Garden Grove and the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce announced the winning name and ticket number of the City’s Buy in Garden Grove (BiGG)/Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce $500 cash giveaway. The winner is Myke Cossota. His winning ticket number was 465373.

“It was a great campaign! BiGG is a good program. We will have fun with the money…” said Cossota after being notified of his winning number.

Nearly 600 raffle tickets were issued by the Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce during the promotional period of Friday, November 29 through Friday, December 13. For every $50 in total register receipts from purchases made in Garden Grove, customers received one raffle ticket; two if the purchases were made at a participating BiGG business, or from a Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce business member.

The largest purchase amount was for $2,850.18 by the Garden Grove Fire Department for the Spark of Love toy drive. The single purchase was made at US Toy and Constructive Playthings, a participating Buy in Garden Grove business.

Over 30 individuals turned in receipts from nearly 50 different businesses. Several of the individuals had turned in receipts collected from a large group.