Kimberly L. of Bristol, VA was the contest’s first $10,000 winner. Ruby P. of Pikeville, KY won $7,000, Tonya C. of Knoxville, TN received $6,700 and Sarah H. of Flintstone, GA won $5,400.
“We already know how we’re going to spend this - on our daughter’s college!”, said an excited Kimberly L.’s family.
The contest began April 18th continues through June 13th. Food City shoppers are automatically entered to win each time they use their ValuCard to purchase five or more Food City, Food Club, Pet Club/Paws/Flock’s, Top Crest, Top Care, Valu Time, Tippy Toes, @ease, Harvest Club, Nostimo, Terry’s, Kern’s, Kay’s, Lay, Moore’s, Misty Mountain, Buckley Farms, Sweet P’s, Over the Top, Full Circle Market, Simply Done, Culinary Tours, Wide Awake, B-Leve, Pure Harmony, Evolve, Cow Belle, Bistro Deli Classics, Domestix, Academix, Electrix, Aura and CharKing store brand products during the same shopping visit.
Random winners are selected throughout the contest period and given ten minutes to present their Food City ValuCard and as many participating store brand products as possible. Winners receive $200 for showing their ValuCard and $100 for each qualifying product presented to the Prize Patrol within the allotted time frame, up to the maximum prize payout of $10,000.
The Food City Prize Patrol will visit the homes of future round winners on May 26th, June 9th and June 23rd - who will be given an opportunity to contend for big cash prizes.
The contest is a part of Food City 100th Anniversary celebration. “Food City is extremely proud to be celebrating our 100th Anniversary. This would not be possible without the support and loyalty of our valued customers and associates. To show our appreciation, we have lots of special surprises cued up. But we felt it befitting to begin the celebration with the return of everyone’s all-time favorite – the $100,000 Treasure Hunt,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.”
The contest is open to legal residents of Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Alabama, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Someone at least 18 years of age must be present at the time of the Prize Patrol visit to win cash prizes. Some restrictions apply. Please see participating Food City locations for official rules and regulations.
“Our team has so many great memories from our former Treasure Hunt days. It’s such a unique promotion and we’re hoping this year’s 100th Anniversary commemorative edition will be the largest cash payout on record,” adds Smith.
Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City’s parent company) operates 132 retail outlets throughout southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, east Tennessee, Chattanooga and north Georgia.