Garden City, NY – In a press conference held today at the Garden City Hotel, National Managasine (NME) awarded its $2.1 million “Strike It Rich VI” Grand Prize to Hazel James of Hempstead, New York. Surrounded by family and friends, the 77‐year old widow proudly accepted the prize. Since 1984, NME has been one of the country’s leading magazine subscription sales companies and has awarded more than $8 million in sweepstakes prizes to winners from all corners of the United States.
“This is one of the biggest prize give-aways in our 26 year history and we are thrilled to have such a truly outstanding winner to be awarded with the check,” says Tom Ripley, President of National Magazine Exchange. “Hazel represents a lifetime of dedicated service to her family, her church, and her country. We are delighted to be instrumental in making such a deserving person our most recent multimillion‐dollar winner.”