Kum & Go has awarded the $50,000 grand prize of its Summer of ’59 promotion to Russell Stutzman of Grimes, Iowa.
Kum & Go, which operates more than 428 convenience stores in 12 states celebrated its 50th anniversary this summer by offering customers the chance to win more than $100,000. Kum & Go president and CEO, Kyle J. Krause, and chairman and co-founder, W.A. Krause, presented Stutzman with his $50,000 on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the store on North 1st Street in Grimes where he is a frequent customer.
“I can hardly believe it,” Stutzman said. “Until I had the check in my hand, I honestly did not believe that this could really happen. What a great surprise. Thank you Kum & Go.”
A unique code was printed on each store receipt, which directed customers to go online to register to win one of several prizes offered. Over the course of the summer, Kum & Go gave away $59,000 in Kum & Go gift cards, 92 Rock Band video games and two tickets to the MTV Music Video Awards in addition to the $50,000 prize.
“We congratulate Russell. Kum & Go truly appreciates his business,” said Kevin Krause, senior vice president of marketing for Kum & Go. “We had over 300,000 people enter to win this summer, so Russell is quite lucky. We thank all Kum & Go customers for their continued support and we look forward to launching our next major promotion.”