Lucky Couple wins $10,000 in the first TDC 50K Mega Raffle Draw

A Happy Melvin James, the first winner in the TDC50K Mega Raffle poses with his $10,000 cheque

Basseterre, St. Kitts – – Mr. Melvin and Mrs. Malvie James on St. Kitts are the first winners of EC$10,000.00 in the TDC 50K Mega Raffle, held on Monday 31st July 2023.

The couple’s names were randomly chosen in the digital draw from among over fourteen thousand entries from the TDC Retail Stores,, and new hire purchase contracts opened in June and July 2023. It forms part of the Group’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, currently being held under the theme, “Your Neighbour, Your Partner, Your Future.”

At a brief handing over ceremony at the TDC Home and Building Depot, on Thursday 3rd August, Mr. Melvin James was presented with his winnings by Mr. Glenville Jeffers, TDC Group Executive Director, who congratulated the regular shoppers on their good fortune.

“I congratulate Mr. and Mrs. James, our first winners in our TDC 50K Mega Raffle. We are very happy for them. They’re no strangers to the TDC Home and Building Depot and have been doing business with us for many years.”

Mr. Jeffers also used the happy moment to encourage shoppers to continue to patronize all the TDC retail stores, including, to qualify for their chance at the $10,000 monthly prize.

“We also take this opportunity to encourage all our customers to shop at all our retail stores and online, for their chance to win $10,000.00 every month until November 2023.”

In accepting his cheque from Mr. Jeffers, an elated Mr. James expressed his happiness and the joy of winning and praised the company for ‘giving back’ to its customers in such a tangible way.

“I am very excited about winning from my company, TDC. I always shop at the different units, especially the Home and Building Depot. When I received the call about being the lucky winner, it almost felt like a call from heaven. I have always had a willingness to do business with TDC, all because of its corporate spirit, always giving back, being involved in sharing, and giving. Today, because of this very same spirit, individuals like me and my wife have an opportunity to get something back. Blessing to TDC, to God be the glory.”

When asked what he will do with the winnings, a smiling James said, “There is a lot to be done, it involves shopping again, buying home items, and renovations, but of course, I will pass this on to the Minister of Finance, my wife.”

On hand to witness the handover at the TDC Home and Building Depot on Frigate Bay Road were Mr. James’ relatives, Mrs. Charlene Stapleton, TDC Chief Operating Officer (COO), Mr. Kashka Thompson, TDC Client Relations and Marketing Manager, Management from the Home and Building Depot Management Team, and staff who all wished the winners well.

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