AMVETS Post 44 wins $25,000 Home Depot gift card


AMVETS Post 44 wins $25,000 Home Depot gift card

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Mahoning Valley Facebook users pulled through, enabling the AMVETS Post 44 Career Center to win Home Depot’s Aprons in Action contest bringing the local veterans organization a $25,000 Home Depot gift card.

With 36,238 votes, AMVETS Post 44 Career Center forged ahead of its closest competitor, Hero’s Night Out of Cedar Park, Texas, on the Sunday, the final day of voting, by about 120 votes, according to Jan Brown, Post 44 commander. By winning the September contest, the AMVETS Post 44 Career Center also became eligible to win $250,000 in cash when it goes up against other monthly winners early in 2013.

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