WJBC and Nybakke Vacuum Giveaway

Nybakke Vacuum and AM 1230 WJBC pay tribute to the hardest working people in the Twin Cities…Teachers, Law Enforcement, Veterans, housewives and anyone who has worked hard in our community; make their work easier at home with a new Riccar vacuum from Nybakke Vacuum.

CLICK HERE to nominate someone who deserves a new vacuum.

Each week, we will draw two qualifiers. Each qualifier will receive a $60 value vacuum tune-up and be entered for the grand prize drawing.

On October 28th, WJBC will draw the grand prize winner who will receive a new $600 cordless Riccar vacuum from Nybakke Vacuum!

Hard work pays off with Nybakke Vacuum and AM 1230 WJBC.

Two qualifiers will be drawn on the following Mondays:
October 14th
October 21st
October 28th

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