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Taylor Langstaff ended up being the big winner of the $2,000 Bay City, Mich., sesquicentennial prize package, which included restaurant gift certificates, t-shirts, a four-person pass to sail aboard the Appledore IV tall ship, and more. The contest involved residents completing 25 activities and earning a stamp on a “passport” at each activity. The passport book proved popular. “I actually had people from outside of town contacting me for a book to have some kind of guide to all of the activities,” said Deputy City Manager Dana Muscott. “I think it’s a great way to see the city and I really enjoyed it,” Langstaff said. Winning was pretty easy for Langstaff: he was the only person to submit a fully-stamped passport. (MS/Bay City News) ...He prefers to see it as “He scared off all the competition.”
Original Publication Date: 17 January 2016
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