By - September 1, 2018

Contest: Find the flu bug

Flu bug contest

Update: We have a winner!  Scroll down to the bottom to see the details…

Did you notice our flu bug popped up throughout the printed version of Publix News? Tell us how many you found, and you could win a $20 Publix gift card!

Tell us how many flu bugs you found on all eight pages of the September print edition of Publix News. We’ll draw the winner from all of the correct entries we receive.

Send entries through email to, or company mail to corporate communications c/o Find the Flu Bug Contest. Your entry should include your

  • flu bug count
  • name and job title
  • store number or work location and
  • personnel number.

To be considered, your entry must be received by Oct. 5, 2018. The winner’s name will be posted here by Nov. 8.

We have a winner!

Congratulations go out to Senior Studio Designer Michal Sierens from the creative services department. Out of the 34 correct entries, Michal’s name was drawn at random to receive the $20 Publix gift card.

And in case you were wondering, there were 91 flu bugs throughout the eight pages of the print edition — including those in the large graphic on the back.

Thank you to everyone who participated. Keep an eye on Publix News for future contests.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Entries start on 9/5/18 & end on 10/5/18. Winner selected 10/8/18. Open only to Publix associates (legal age or with parent consent) in FL, GA, NC, SC, AL, TN & VA. Email your guess and entry info to, through interoffice mail or through U.S. mail to Find the Flu Bug Contest, Attn: Jeff Horn, Corp Comm, PO Box 407, Lakeland, FL 33802. All entries must be received by Publix by 10/5/18 at 11:59 PM ET. Limit 1 entry per person. Odds of winning depend on number of correct entries received. Prize (1): $20 Publix gift card. ARV: $20. Winner is responsible for all taxes/costs not stated above. Other restrictions and eligibility limitations apply. For full rules and winner’s name (avail by 11/8/18), see the Publix News Online version of this article on Sponsor: Publix. Void where prohibited.