A. Ally and Sons’ presentation of prizes
NEW AMSTERDAM, BERBICE — The Christmas Bonanza winners of the A. Ally and Sons business establishment were presented with their shopping vouchers on Saturday.
The 16 lucky persons won a total of $1.5 million worth of items after their names were selected two Saturdays ago.
The Christmas Bonanza promotion began in September and concluded on February 7. During that period, each customer with a purchase of at least $5,000 qualified for the draw.
All of the vouchers are redeemable, within 30 days, at any one of the four locations of A. Ally and Sons — the Main Store, the Showroom at Sheet Anchor in East Canje, the Home Depot at Strand in New Amsterdam, and the Corriverton Depot.
The first prize of a $500,000 shopping spree went to Alice Barran of Bermine Housing Scheme in New Amsterdam.
James Corlette, of Lot 35 Auchlyne, Corentyne, has a $350,000 spending spree awaiting him; while the third prize winner, Sewchand Durjodhan, of Ma Retraite, East Bank Berbice, will be allowed to select items worth $250,000.
The fourth prize voucher of $150,000 went to Sabitri Ishree of Williamsburg, Corentyne, and Shanta Boodram of 10 – 3 Church Street in New Amsterdam is the fifth prize winner of $100,000.
Ten consolation prizes of $15,000, redeemable only in bicycles, went to the following persons: J. Raj of Lot 51 Burnt Bush Dam in East Canje; Debra Khadaar, in care of Banks DIH Limited in New Amsterdam; Shalom Full Gospel Church of Main and Pilot Streets, New Amsterdam; Anita Meenkum of Lot 43 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam; A. John of Corriverton; Neita Bhim of Number Fifty-Nine Village on the Corentyne; Dawn Beaton of Lot 16 New Street in New Amsterdam; B. Khemraj of Lot 10 Line Path ‘E’, Corentyne; Latchman Brijlall of Bush Lot Village on the Corentyne; and Steven Wallace of Yakusari, Black Bush Polder.
A bonus prize of a $25,000 voucher, redeemable in a cellular phone, went to Rampersaud Sukhai of Bush Lot Farm on the Corentyne.
During the presentation ceremony, Commander of Division ‘B’ of the Guyana Police Force, Assistant Commissioner George Vyphius, addressed the gathering. He took up office in Berbice on January 11 this year.
“Gone are the days when you break the law. I am taking back Berbice…We’re not condoning lawlessness.”
The ceremony was held at the Main Store in New Amsterdam.