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Elizabeth Hirt, a junior at BSU, recently won a 2013 Kia Soul through the Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop’s 25th Anniversary Scratch ‘N’ Win Sweepstakes. (Submitted photo)

Bemidji woman wins car in restaurant chain sweepstakes

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BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman won a car through a contest through a national sandwich restaurant chain.

Elizabeth Hirt, a junior at BSU, recently won a 2013 Kia Soul through the Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop’s 25th Anniversary Scratch ‘N’ Win Sweepstakes.

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Customers earned scratch cards with every sandwich purchased. If they collected all four car parts revealed on the cards, they were entered in the sweepstakes.

Hirt, who is a junior studying business administration and business management at BSU, said the timing of her win could not have been better.

“The car I had before actually broke down a week before I won,” she said in a press release. “Everyone at work was making that into a joke, saying that hopefully I won the Kia because I didn’t have a car anymore. Then it happened and we were like, ‘No way!’ It’s just crazy that it happened at all.”

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