Bridgeton Area Transit Reveals Raffle Giveaway Winner

Leonard Jones, from Millville, was already thankful for the Greater Bridgeton Area Transit bus service. Without the bus, getting to work every day at Seabrook Brothers would be extremely difficult. The bus takes him right to the front door.
Little did he know that the bus service would also enhance his television viewing experience. Jones had the winning raffle ticket for a new, 60-inch, flat-screen, HDTV through the Greater Bridgeton Area Transit second anniversary raffle.
“I was shocked when I found out I won the TV,” Jones, said. “I’ll probably mount it on the wall in my living room. I watch football big-time, but I like all sports.”
GBAT, a Gateway Community Action Partnership program, plays an important role in helping people get to work and job interviews, make health care appointments, and shop locally. Every work day, Jones takes a bus from Millville to a GBAT stop on Pearl Street in Bridgeton. From there, GBAT delivers him to Seabrook for employment.
“It’s helped me greatly,” Jones said. “Without it, I would have had to walk to work once I got to Bridgeton. I like the bus. It helps a lot of people. There are always a lot of people on it. We have some good conversations. And the people who drive the bus are good people. Very helpful.”
Robert Reaves, of Bridgeton, won the second place prize, a new computer. Tara Williams, also from Bridgeton, won the third place prize, a gift certificate to Green Olive restaurant.