Meet Courtney Gernon: Today’s ‘Charmed Christmas’ Winner with James Avery Artisan Jewelry and KVKI!
We've been asking you to submit your favorite Christmas memories and heartwarming Christmas stories to spread the warmth and joy of the holidays with a a 'Charmed Christmas' with James Avery Artisan Jewelry and KVKI and you've delivered!
Each weekday through Friday, December 22, 2017, during the 12pm hour with Bristol, we'll read one of your stories and the person who submitted it will receive a $50 gift card to James Avery Artisan Jewelry. At the end of each week, we'll put all five stories to a vote and the winner will receive an additional $250 James Avery Artisan Jewelry gift card!
Today's winner is Courtney Gernon. Congrats Courtney! We hope you love your new treasured piece of jewelry from James Avery Artisan Jewelry! Here's what Courtney had to say:
My most memorable Christmas was in 2011. My mom passed away in August that year, so it was our first Christmas without her. My now-husband, Kris, and I drove to the cemetery early Christmas morning (about an hour away) so that we could put a Christmas wreath on my mom's stone and just spend time with her. There weren't very many people on the roads of course, so we expected to be alone. When we got to the cemetery, we were surprised to see an elderly gentleman sitting on the ground in front of a headstone. We walked to my mom's spot and I cleaned away some of the old flowers, but Kris was pulled to the man. I looked up, and he had walked over to the man, and had joined him on the ground. A little while later, I joined the two of them. The man was all alone on Christmas Day, and had come to visit his late wife. We shared stories, laughter, and tears. At the end, he asked to pray for us. Every Christmas morning, I say a prayer for that man, and I hope that he is doing well. That was a Christmas that I will never forget.
Thank you Courtney for sharing your memory! If you'd like to share yours or to find out more, click here!
Contest runs from Monday, November 27, 2017 through Friday, December 22, 2017. Each weekday, one story/submission will receive a $50 gift card every day M-F for 4 weeks. At the end of each week a grand prize will be given away for $250 to the most voted on story out of the (5) winners selected. Overview (4) people win $50 GC's per week, and one will win a daily prize ($50 GC) and the grand prize of $250. Totaling $300 for one lucky listener. Winners will be recognized on air, online and contacted via email. For complete KVKI contest rules, click here. All prizes must be claimed within 30 days and picked up at the KVKI Studios, 6341 Westport Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71129 Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm. We do not mail prizes. All decisions are final. KVKI is not responsible for any technical issues that may arise.