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December 1, 2005


Nashville, Tenn. More than 15,000 kids from across the U.S. entered Dave Ramsey's first ever coloring contest competing for the top prize of $1000, a boxed set of Junior's Adventures, and a Chik-fil-A "Eat More Chikin" three foot plush Cow. The grand prize winners were:
Maggie, age 8 from Mercer, Pa.
Bailey, age 9 from Kennesaw, Ga.
Joey, age 6 from Knoxville, Tenn.
Collin, age 5 from Panama City, Fla.
Noah, age 6 from Loganville, Ga.

Their contest entries were pictures downloaded from kids.daveramsey.com, depicting various adventures with Junior, Ramsey's lead character in his children's book series.

"We are so excited to present these awards to each of the winners," said Matt Woodburn, Vice President of Ramsey's publishing division. "We hope that each child who entered learned a valuable life-lesson from these books and that it will open the door for parents to walk along side their children as they read and learn these powerful truths."

Entries were judged by an independent certified accounting firm who randomly drew 10 semi-finalists. Those entries were posted on www.daveramsey.com for visitors to make the final vote.

The contest was held in conjunction with the nation-wide promotion of Ramsey's children's book series, Adventures with Junior, at participating Chik-fil-A stores across the country. Each of the books was used as the premium in all Chick-fil-A Kid's Meals. Ramsey's Adventures with Junior, teaches the priceless life-lessons of giving, integrity, working, spending, contentment, debt, and saving.

About Dave Ramsey
Dave Ramsey is a personal money management expert, an extremely popular national radio personality and best-selling author of The Total Money Makeover, Financial Peace and More Than Enough. Ramsey knows first-hand what financial peace means in his own life living a true riches to rags to riches story. By age twenty-six he had established a four-million-dollar real estate portfolio, only to lose it by age thirty. He has since rebuilt his financial life and now devotes himself full-time to helping ordinary people understand the forces behind their financial distress and how to set things right. Through his proven plan, Ramsey helps people eliminate debt and credit cards, learn to budget, avoid bankruptcy, build wealth and find financial peace. "The Dave
Ramsey Show" is syndicated to more than 250 radio stations nationwide with more than 2 million weekly listeners.

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