A VISITOR to the Mornington Peninsula won the major prize in the Hello Again Giveaway competition drawn on Saturday 6 March.
Nitin Jayswal, of Hawthorn, who has never owned a car before, won a Mazda 3 Pure G20 auto from Mornington Mazda.
The winning entry was one of 30,000 in the giveaway sponsored by Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism, Easy Music 3MP, Mornington Mazda, Mornington Peninsula News Group, RBK Advisory, Searoad Ferries, Samsonite and Eastlink.
Other prizes included Peninsula Hot Springs Experiences, Mornington Cup Experiences, $1000 worth of wine from Crittenden Estate and two nights in a penthouse apartment (plus personal chef and cocktail degustation) at Sorrento.
The competition ran over 12 weeks, with 10 weekly prizes going into the draw for the major prize and the total prize pool valued at $47,000.
“We started the giveaway in the hope of showing our local community and visitors that, after the horrible year that was 2020, we are thankful for their ongoing support for our industry,” MPRT board chair Tracey Cooper said.