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Virginia 811 and Ace Hardware Stores Partner for April Sweepstakes Contest Celebrating National Safe Digging Month

Roanoke, Virginia – Date. Ace Hardware stores, along with Virginia811, the state’s call center which notifies the appropriate utility companies of their intent to dig, have announced plans to partner for a special sweepstakes during the month of April, National Safe Digging Month.

During the month of April, the Ace Your Outdoor Space Sweepstakes will give all Virginians an opportunity to enter to win one of four $1,000 Ace gift cards.  The contest is designed to helps Virginians make their outdoor spaces memorable, comfortable, and summer ready!

“This is an exciting partnership,” says Nathan Overstreet, Owner/Vice President of Northwest Ace Hardware. “We pride ourselves on giving expert advice and helping our communities complete projects safely and efficiency. The same is true of our partners, Virginia811, the quick, easy, and free way to call before you dig.  We are proud to partner with them for National Safe Digging Month!”

“We feel this is a natural partnership because we have similar missions that center around safety and education,” says Nikki Turpin, the Regional Marketing Liaison for Virginia811.  “Any time we can partner with organizations like Ace Hardware, that has an impeccable reputation for helping people with their home improvement projects is a win for us. The ability to utilize this partnership to educate homeowners on the importance of contacting 811 before they start their outdoor project is invaluable.”

There are a three ways to enter the sweepstakes: simply visit complete the online form, visit a participating ACE Hardware store and scan the QR code on the bottom right corner of the counter card which will take them to the contest page, or mail in contact information (name, age, email, address, phone number) to Virginia811, ACE Sweepstakes, 1830 Blue Hills Circle, Roanoke Virginia 24012.

For further information on the contest, or to schedule an interview, please contact Nikki Turpin, [email protected] or call 703-994-5177.

About VA811

Virginia Utility Protection Service, commonly called Virginia811​ is the not-for-profit organization created by Virginia’s utilities to protect their underground facilities. Find more information and safe digging practices, please visit

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