Buffalo Woman a Winner in Tops' 'Great American Car-A-Day Giveaway'

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 5, 2011 at 5:45 PM EDT

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Buffalo Woman a Winner in Tops' 'Great American Car-A-Day Giveaway'

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 5, 2011 at 5:45 PM EDT

Williamsville, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- A Buffalo woman is a winner in the “Great American Car-A-Day Giveaway” sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets.

Maryjane Blacho was honored with a formal presentation Tuesday at the West Seneca Tops location on Harlem Road.

Blacho is the winner of a brand new vehicle valued at $20,000 as part of the giveaway which ran from Memorial Day through July 4.

Every time a customer shopped at a Tops Markets during that period of time using their BonusCard, they were automatically entered into that day’s drawing for a chance to win a brand new car.

Blacho is Tops’ 19th Great American Car-A-Day winner and made her winning purchase at the West Seneca location on June 17.

“We are thrilled to present 36 Tops shoppers with brand new vehicles over the course of this exciting promotion,” said Frank Curci, Tops president and CEO. “At Tops, we strive to create innovative ways to provide our customers with exciting shopping experiences like the ‘Great American Car-A-Day Giveaway,’ while delivering exceptional value every day.”

As part of the “Great American Car-A-Day Giveaway,” on Tops launched the “Great American Charity Car Giveaway,” a campaign that will allow online users to vote for their favorite not-for-profit organization to win a new vehicle valued at $20,000.

From May 24 to June 14, charities were encouraged to complete nomination forms to officially enter their organization in the Tops “Great American Charity Car Giveaway.” From June 21 to July 7, users can register and vote once a day for their favorite charity through the Tops website (www.topsmarkets.com) or through the Tops facebook page (www.facebook.com/topsfriendlymarkets).

The top 10 charities receiving the most votes will be selected to move to the final round of voting. From July 13 to July 26, users can then vote for one of the top 10 charities once per day through the Tops website or facebook page. The votes will be tallied and a winner of a brand new vehicle will be announced.