August 22, 2017 – Okotoks, AB- Mandy Olsson decided she needed a vacation. Working on completing her Masters while working full-time and recovering from a recent surgery, she booked herself an all-inclusive to Mexico for some fun in the sun. Only a few short weeks later, she would discover that she would have an opportunity to book yet another vacation or two- she is the winner of COBS Bread’s Canadian Adventure contest and won a $5,000 gift certificate for travel anywhere in Canada!
“I am going to use this opportunity to explore our country. I have always wanted to tour Eastern Canada- I am going to do that, starting with Niagara Falls,” says Olsson.
Kelly and Lee Hodgins, owners of COBS Bread Centennial Village in Okotoks, were ecstatic the winner of the national contest which had over 13,000 entries was a resident of Okotoks. They presented Olsson with the cheque alongside Breadhead, the mascot for COBS Bread, on Thursday, August 17th. “It’s so wonderful when someone in your own community is the winner of such a great prize!” says Kelly. “We hope Mandy has a wonderful time on her adventures exploring Canada.”