* DIME ALERT * DIME ALERT * DIME ALERT * DIME ALERT *
Who? A Kansas City resident is $25,000 richer after
picking up a Sprint Sense gold-plated dime at a local
public library. Since this lucky local discovered
this gold treasure, the dreams of yesterday are
becoming a reality.
How? The grand prize winner heard clues from The Amazing
Kreskin, "the world's foremost mentalist," and
immediately hit the pavement searching for the
powerful gold dimes.
When? Wednesday, May 7, 1997
What? Capture the excitement as the grand prize dime find
winner receives a gold treasure with a surprise visit
from the Amazing Sprint Sense gold prize patrol.
Mark this date in your calendar and be on the look
out for more details next week!
Photo Opp: A Hawaiian surfer will surprise the grand prize
winner at work with a $25,000 check in the shape of a
surfboard -- bringing the flavor of Hawaii to the
office with a tropical fruity drink, leis and soft
Background Across the nation on April 3, 1997, Sprint
Information: dropped 1,000 gold-plated dimes where people make
phone calls. In order to turn this special dime into
dollars, finders called 1-888-GRAB-GOLD to report
their gold dime find. The first person who called
the toll free number, and completed the dime
verification process, won a $25,000 gold dime
prize and one year of free long distance. The next
10 who call, and complete the same process, each will
win a $1,000 gold dime prize and a year's worth of
free long distance. Currently two Kansas City
residents have been identified as $1,000 winners.
CONTACT: Steve Lunceford, 202-828-7427 (office), 703-713-6226 (home) or,
e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org; Juanada Teas, 202-828-7426 (office),
703-664-5165 (home) or, e-mail, email@example.com; or Andrea Fox of
Burson-Marsteller, 312-329-7690 or, e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.