“Some Guys Have All the Luck”
MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 27, 1998 — Jeff Weinberg of West Windsor, N.J., will drive away in his new red BMW Z3 tomorrow, a prize he won in the Microsoft® CarPoint® online automotive service online sweepstakes held this past January. Weinberg is no stranger to winning: He also won the New Jersey State Lottery in 1991 to the tune of $9.7 million.
“Some people have all the luck, and I’m one of them,” Weinberg said. “I have a wonderful family, I won $9.7 million, and now a new car thanks to CarPoint. I almost bought this very car earlier this year, but my wife convinced me that it wasn’t practical for a family with two small children and a third on the way; when I looked at the Z3 on CarPoint, I agreed. We ended up buying a sports utility vehicle with plenty of room for the kids, but now, because of my good luck, I have both cars!”
Dr. Will Miller, noted psychotherapist from “Nick at Nite” and CarPoint spokesperson, has analyzed Americans’ car relationships and supports Weinberg’s car choices. “Jeff is a perfect example of how CarPoint helps consumers make fulfilling and sensible choices when buying a car. Rather than making an emotion-based, impulse purchase, he did his car-buying homework and bought a sensible car,” Miller said. “I can tell from his personality that Jeff is mature enough to balance the challenges of parenthood with his own inner drives for excitement and personal satisfaction. Jeff knows when it’s time for the family car and when he’s free to don the driving gloves and hop in his new Z3! Jeff got the help he needed. In a stress-filled world, CarPoint helps you analyze your driving impulses.”
What: CarPoint sweepstakes winner and “lucky guy” Jeff Weinberg drives away in his new BMW Z3.
When: Saturday, March 28, 1998, at 12:30 p.m. EST
Where: Morris County BMW, 170 Madison Ave., Morristown, N.J. 07960
The Microsoft CarPoint online car-buying service, started in 1995, offers everything consumers need to make a smart car purchase and is available free on the World Wide Web at (http://www.carpoint.com/) (connect-time charges may apply).
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