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March 06, 2007
Oregon Army National Guard soldier is one of two finalists in the Dream Ace Hardware Contest
 
Today, March 6, 2007 at approximately 12 noon, the Ace Hardware store specialty Van will be picking up a resident of Canby, Ore and transporting him and his family to the local Ace Hardware Store located at 1061 SW 1st Avenue. The representative for the Ace Hardwire Corporation will then make the announcement that Sgt. 1st Class Gower Talley, the Marketing Director for the Army National Guard based has successfully completed the fourth stage of competition and is now one of only two finalists.

The final stage of competition will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Ace National Convention March 15-18, 2007. It is here that the grand prize winner will be selected by the vote of Ace dealers attending the convention in Salem, Ore.

The winner of this competition will receive a Grand Prize either the Store Business Opportunity or the Alternate Case Price.

The store is expected to be located in the Houston, Texas area but may be located elsewhere in the continental U.S. as determined by the Sponsor. Total value of the Store Business Opportunity is approximately $1 million and includes stock inventory, fixtures, computers and cash registers, signage, pre-opening training and support.

Talley is a 20 year veteran of the Army and completed his 20 years as a member of the Oregon Army National Guard.
 
 
Contact Info:
 
Kay Fristad
Public Affairs
503-584-3917