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April 25, 2014

Exchange Online pet photo contest will get tails wagging

Military shoppers who think their pet is the cat’s meow can take a shot at a $500 grand prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s online “Just Say Treat” Pet Photo Contest.

From May 2 through May 24, authorized Exchange shoppers can send in photos of their household or outdoor pets for a chance at the grand prize – a $500 Exchange gift card. Two second-place winners will each be awarded a $100 gift card and four third-place winners will each take home $50 Exchange gift cards.

“From loyal pups to cuddly kittens to scaly reptiles, pets are important members of the family,” said Col. Tom Ockenfels, Exchange Chief of Staff. “Exchange shoppers can win big just by showing off a photo of their pride and joy.”

To complete an entry form, Exchange shoppers can visit www.shopmyexchange.com/patriotfamily or the Exchange’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AAFES.BX.PX. Contestants can also email their pet’s photograph plus a description of the pet in 50 words or less to PatroitFamily@aafes.com. In the email, entrants must include their name, address, closest Exchange, daytime phone number, rank and branch of service, or their sponsor’s. Pet information, such as name, breed and type of pet, must also be included.

“Just Say Treat” winners will determined on or about June 6.




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