Niagara Falls Couple Wins $50,000 From DirectBuy

Buffalo, NY (PressExposure) September 25, 2008 -- “Antoine usually opens the mail so it was kind of unusual when he didn’t open the certified letter from DirectBuy,” said Kandice. “When I told him we’d won $50,000 he said ‘yeah, right’. I’ve got to admit, I didn’t believe it at first but am so happy it’s for real.”

Hill and Brundidge entered the $50,000 Home Makeover Contest by attending an Open House at DirectBuy of Buffalo’s showroom in Cheektowaga. The Open House is designed to educate consumers about DirectBuy's unique business model, and how it enables members to avoid traditional markup on top brand-name products for in and around their homes.

Winners of the contest have the option of accepting a makeover or the cash. Currently renting in Niagara Falls, Hill, an assembly worker, and Brundidge, a certified nurse’s aide, opted for the money, to which they hope to put toward a new home.

“We haven’t made too many purchases, just a few things for around our home plus some new school clothes for our son,” said Kandice. “We can’t thank DirectBuy enough. This money will help make our dream of owning our own home come true.”

“Winning $50,000 is a life-changing event, but to have somebody win the giveway at our showroom is incredible,” said Mark Klinger, owner of DirectBuy of Buffalo. “Antoine and Kandice are wonderful people, the kind of people you want to win. Everyone at our showroom is so excited and happy for their good fortune and wish them well in achieving their dream of owning a home."

Members of DirectBuy have access to thousands of items, including kitchen cabinets, flat-screen televisions and major appliances from hundreds of top manufacturers and their authorized suppliers. Since DirectBuy offers brand-name merchandise with no traditional retail markup, members are able to save hundreds, even thousands, of dollars on purchases for their homes. To assist with home renovation, DirectBuy members also have access to licensed interior designers and product specialists who are specifically trained in one of five areas of merchandise: Home Furnishings, Home Improvement, Flooring, Accessories, and Entertainment/Outdoor.

Conveniently located at 4950 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, New York, DirectBuy offers members a comfortable setting where they finally have the financial control of buying direct.

For more information on a DirectBuy membership, you can call 716-684-1400 or visit []

About DirectBuy of Buffalo

Since 1971, DirectBuy has helped hundreds of thousands of families enjoy a better quality of life, enabling them to buy directly from more than 700 manufacturers and their authorized suppliers. Buying direct makes members’ hard-earned money to go much further, while having the selection and choice not available at any retail store. DirectBuy has been serving the greater Buffalo area since 2005. Access to confidential prices, local suppliers, and unparalleled selection helps make members' dream projects a reality. It's a comfortable, country-club setting, where you finally have the financial control of buying direct. DirectBuy of Buffalo is one of more than 160 DirectBuy showrooms throughout North America.

Consumers interested in becoming members may obtain a Visitor’s Pass to attend an Open House by contacting DirectBuy at 716-684-1400, or visiting []

To learn more about the superior value and benefits of a DirectBuy membership, visit

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Press Release Submitted On: September 22, 2008 at 12:56 pm
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