Winnipeg, Canada (PressExposure) May 20, 2009 -- With flowers in hand, Balic came ready to show his gratitude to the owners of DirectBuy of Winnipeg, and displayed much enthusiasm upon being named DirectBuyâs grand prize winner. âI am completely overjoyed,â he explained. âI still canât believe I won $25,000. I would never have imagined anything like this happening to me.â
Balic Nihad and his girlfriend, Merina Topcic, plan to use their newfound fortune to purchase their dream home. Balic hopes to find a place in the same community in which he has made his home for the past 16 years after emigrating to Canada from Bosnia. Over the past few years, DirectBuy has distributed more than $450,000 in prize money to both members and non-members as part of their Home Makeover Contest, designed to help consumers create the home of their dreams.
Dwight and Lynn Till, who own and operate DirectBuy of Winnipeg, were ecstatic that they were able to help someone from their community realize their dreams. âI was very excited when I found out the Home Makeover grand prize winner was from our club,â co-owner Lynn Till explained. âThe check presentation went wonderfully and I am happy that we could be part of this life-changing experience for such a nice couple.â
The DirectBuy of Winnipeg club, located at #180 â 117 King Edward Street in Winnipeg, offers consumers thousands of items, including kitchen cabinets, flat-screen televisions and major appliances from more than 500 top manufacturers and their authorized suppliers. Members enjoy a comfortable, welcoming setting and design club where they finally have the financial control of buying direct.
To assist members with their home renovation projects, DirectBuy of Winnipeg employs interior designers and product specialists who are specially trained in one of five areas of merchandise: Home Furnishings, Home Improvement, Flooring, Entertainment/Outdoor, and Accessories. Additionally, members benefit from the use of a childrenâs play area, cafÃ© and a memberâs lounge to relax while shopping.
DirectBuy Membership Consumers who are interested in joining DirectBuy of Winnipeg are encouraged to attend an exclusive Open House event, which is designed to educate families about DirectBuyâs unique business model. The Open House also helps consumers better understand howÂ DirectBuy members avoid traditional retail markupÂ when purchasing brand-name merchandise.
To request a "Free Insider's Guide to Buying Direct" and a Visitorâs Pass to learn more about the superior value and benefits of a DirectBuy membership, visit http://www.directbuy.com.
Consumers interested in seeing DirectBuyâs savings, service and selection up close may obtain a Visitorâs Pass to attend an Open House by visiting http://www.directbuycares.com.