From left are TC Media Cornwall general manager Rick Shaver and sales director Denis Lapierre who joined Cathy Demars. Demars' name was drawn as the winner of Tc Media's "Win $20,000 Off The Price Of Your Next Vehicle!" contest.
CORNWALL, Ontario - Cathy Demars has 20,000 reasons to smile this morning.
Her name was drawn from that of dozens of other contestants in TC Media's "Win $20,000 Off The Price Of Your Next Vehicle!" contest at a gala Wednesday evening in Cornwall.
Demars will receive the cash towards the purchase of her next new vehicle in Cornwall.
TC Media Cornwall general manager Rick Shaver was thrilled to see the smile on Demars' face.
"We love being able to give back to the community that has given so much to us," said Shaver. "This contest is an example of the partnerships we can create in Cornwall and area through our readers, and our customers."
Eight local car dealerships partnered with TC Media and Seaway News over the last four months to help promote the contest, with saw dozens of individuals enter their names for a chance to win the top prize.
We also joined forces with 30 local merchants who provided space for ballot boxes and prizes over the last few weeks.
The eight local dealerships include Cornwall Honda, Cornwall Nissan, Cornwall Toyota, Roy's Chevrolet Buick GMC, Seaway Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC, Seaway Hyundai, Miller Hughes Ford Sales and KIA of Cornwall.
The 30 local merchants were Cornwall Tire Service, Aube Frères, Glengarry Windows and Doors, Fern Leroux Service Centre, Restaurant Bourdeau, Flowers Cornwall, Laser Advanced Spa, Benson Certified Auto Service, Beverly Tire and Auto, Cornwall Square, Jolly Tours and Travel, Computer Sense (Cornwall), Henderson's Grocery, 5th Wheel Truck Stop, Cayer Motor Sales and Service, Massey Place Autopro, Au Vieux Duluth, Country Buffet and Grill, Stacy's Pet Depot, Winner's Sports Bar, Quizno's, Tricot Treat Imports, Above and Beyond, Herbal Magic, Viau Ladies Wear, All State Insurance Company, Baxtrom's Your Independent Grocer, Speedy Glass, The Brick and Benjamin Moore.