[Your letterhead, if desired; if not, your return address]
[Date of letter-month, day, and year]
[Recipient's first and last names]
[Street or P.O. box address]
[City, State ZIP code]
Dear [recipient's name]:
Congratulations-you have been selected to receive the grand prize of $1,000 in the Summer Home Business Contest 2010! Your award check is enclosed with this letter. Competition was tight, but your entry really rose to the top. It is obvious that you invested a great deal of time and effort in your excellent and inspiring entry.
Enclosed is a document containing the rules and regulations regarding the contest award money. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments.
Again, congratulations on such a significant achievement. Thank you for participating in the contest, and best wishes for continued success in your home business.
[Sender's first and last names]