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Unexpectedly Wow! Sweepstakes Winners Announced

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Unexpectedly Wow! Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner Alexandria, VA – We have a winner! Thirteen of them, actually, in Burke & Herbert Bank's Unexpectedly Wow! Sweepstakes. The winners are enjoying prizes ranging from $100 gift cards to a luxury hotel package.

The Grand Prize winner is Josefina Opena-Cruz. She won a $2,000 Omni Hotels gift card that can be used at any Omni Resort or hotel in the United States. Josefina qualified for the drawing by opening a new personal checking account at our Annandale branch during our fall sweepstakes.

The First Prize winner was Albert Johnson, who won a $1,000 "Night On the Town" that includes dinner at the celebrated L'Auberge Chez Francois restaurant in Great Falls, Virginia. The prize also includes limo service for the evening, provided by Admiral Limousine.

Kysha Lebron, owner of KLL Enterprises LLC, won Second Prize: a $500 shopping spree at Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond and Staples.

Customers who opened a new personal or business checking account or paid a bill with Online Banking or Mobile Banking during the promotional period - from September 11, 2017 to November 13, 2017 - were entered automatically into the Unexpectedly Wow! Sweepstakes.

Ten customers won $100 Spafinder gift cards, which can be used at dozens of health, wellness and beauty establishments in the area. They are:
Michael Abel
Kenia Villatoro Benitez
Marlo Brown
Wilfredo Cinto
DeAndre Mendoza
MMK Realty, Inc.
Hesham Nossier
Iris Rivera Pocasangre
Joselin De Jesus Rodriguez
Anabel Vargas Rodriguez

Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products and services designed to meet customers' banking, borrowing, and investing needs. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.

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Pictured above: Grand Prize Winner Josefina Opena-Cruz receiving her gift card from Arpine Tenkerian, Assistant Manager of the Annandale Road Branch where Opena-Cruz opened her account.


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