The letter read:
Dear Fran Fletcher,
We are pleased to announce that you are the winner of the Jack and Jane's department store 50th anniversary contest. Per your request, we are notifying you via mail.
The prize package includes an all inclusive trip to Alaska (hotel, airline and rental vehicle) for two weeks along with $2,000 spending money. Full details of the prize are on the back of this letter.
Prize must be redeemed within one year of the date above or else it will be forfeited. To claim your prize please call 1-800-JAC-JANE and when asked, give the customer service representative this code: AKA50913109087430839.
We hope to hear from you soon. If you have any questions please call our 800 number.
VP of Marketing
Jack and Jane's Co.
So I've won a prize, a big prize. I should be happy, right? Well, I'm not. I just started my job. I won't get a vacation for a while. I'll have to ask Burt for special permission to go. Too bad. I know he'll say no.