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Competition Winners

Autumn Fashion Show Winner


Laura Youell was spotted by our fashion scouts, she was dressed very stylishly and looked a complete fashionista! She was thrilled to strut her stuff down the catwalk during one of our Autumn fashion shows. She recently picked up her prize of £250 worth of vouchers to spend in the centre. Well Done Laura! 



Shop, Film & Win Competition 


Gail Barrow was September's lucky winner of Shop, Film & Win competition. She was delighted to receive £100 Marks and Spencer vouchers this week. Congratulations!








Lucy Richards from St Albans was the August winner of £100 worth of  vouchers to spend in the Howard Centre for taking part in the Shop, Film & Win competition. She had a day shopping in the centre and went home and filmed what she had bought and uploaded her film to our Facebook page. Her video was the one that received the most "likes". She was delighted with her vouchers and said she may submit another video of what she spent them on! Here she is pictured collecting her prize from Alison Vaughan, the centre's website co-ordinator.



 Little Artisits Colouring Competition


Over the Jubilee Weekend The Howard Centre held a Little Artists colouring competition. Children had to 

 colour in the Queen's crown to be in with a chance to win. The winners were selected by random and Samuel Monfzu and Emily Gamby were the lucky ones. Here is Samuel receiving his prize from Peter Brooks the Centre Manager. 



Facebook Competition Winner


The winner of our recent Facebook Competition was Vicky Stammers from Hertfordshire. Vicky picked up her prize of £100 worth of vouchers to spend in any store of the Howard Centre earlier this week. She was delighted to have won. Here she is pictured with Alison Vaughan our Facebook Co-ordinator collecting her prize.









Autumn Makeover Competition Winner


In September the Howard Centre ran a competition to win a haircut and colour from Toni & Guy worth £120, beauty treatments from Elegance4U worth £50 and an entire autumn outfit of your choice from the Howard Centre's stores worth £500. The competition closed on Saturday and the winner was Rachael Mann who was absolutely delighted with her prize! Here she is with all her bags and pictured with our Marketing Manager Shirley Harper.












Jazz Competition Winner


In August Howard Centre ran a competition for the opportunity to win two tickets to the Herts Jazz Festival that took place from 19th to 21st August at Campus West in Welwyn Garden City. The festival showcased the talents of jazz artists, provided interesting insights into the world of jazz singing and included musician master classes. Performers over the three days included pianist Jason Robello, saxophonist Tim Garland, guitar genius Martin Taylor and a masterclass from Mark Fletcher. 


The winner of the two tickets was Carolyn Woodland who was delighted with her win!  







Shopping Spree Competition Winner


As part of our Spring/Summer fashion event, we ran a competition to win £500 to spend in the Howard Centre, with personal TV personality Wendy Elsmore. 


The lucky winner, Helen Giles was absolutely delighted with her prize. Helen said "I am a regular shopper at the Howard Centre and entered this competition without really thinking that I would ever have a hope of winning it. I was so excited to to find out that I had won £500 worth of shopping vouchers and even more so meeting Wendy Elsmore and having her expertise and enthusiasm with me all day. The shopping spree was so much fun. I have never spent £500 so quickly. Wendy did a wonderful job of understanding what I wanted and what suited me and has really helped me to move away from my "safe" baggy everyday clothes." 


Helen added: 


"I managed to get a whole new summer wardrobe from head to toe, including make up from Boots, shoes from Clarks, a dress and tops from Monsoon, jewellery from Accessorize, underwear from M&S and skirts and jeans from Dorothy Perkins! The timing was brilliant as I am off on holiday soon! Thankyou to the Howard Centre for giving me a wonderful day of pure extravagance and fun!"


Above: Helen with the centre's Marketing Manager Shirley Harper



Orient Express Competition Winner


Howard Centre recently ran a competition to win a day trip on the Orient Express. Entries had to be completed on line via the centre's website. The Centre's Marketing Manager Shirley Harper said: "The response to the competition was overwhelming with over 27,000 entries. There is something about the Orient Express which seems to capture people's imagination which made the prize very desirable."


The lucky winner Lindsay Petcher was absolutely delighted with her prize and says her dilemma is whether to take her boyfriend or her dad who are both very keen to be invited!


Lindsay is pictured to the left receiving her prize from Peter Brooks, Howard Centre's Manager.











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