Ashley Home Makeover winner Verna Melgares says filling her house with new furniture has given her a chance to help her grandchildren too.
Verna was the big winner in the contest sponsored in part by 11 News Colorado, and Tuesday was moving–in day for the $10,000 worth of furniture from Ashley Furniture Home Store she won in the contest.
Verna and husband George also won $11,000 in other items including blinds, a waterscape for her yard, a tubular skylight and a storage building. She says she made countless trips to the store to select just the right things for her home, making it a pretty good day for someone who entered the contest on a whim. She says she was shopping at the store and didn't know of the contest until someone else metioned it. She signed herself and her husband up for the giveaway and came up the big winner.
Vera gave a lot of her old furniture to her grandchildren, who she says are starting out in life and need something better than what can be found in an alleyway.
Besides 11 News Colorado, other sponsors of the Ashley Home Makeover included Mor Storage Sales, The Rock Shop, and the Tile Meister.
by: Mike Gooch
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