Enter to Win a Romantic Beach Wedding Along North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

Crystal Coast Wedding Contest enterImage Credits: Crystal Coast NC

Every aisle-bound bride and groom every deserves an unforgettable wedding experience set amongst an equally unforgettable backdrop, and we’d love for the winner to be YOU!



Feb. 21, 2013 ~ With just one-week left for your chance to win a fabulous dream wedding , The Crystal Coast Tourism Authority beckons aisle-bound brides and grooms to enter the Crystal Coast Vows on the Beach Contest, for the opportunity to say ‘I do’ with a view along North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks and win a happily ever-after grand-prize, including: a toes-in-the sand wedding ceremony; luxurious, seven-night wedding-honeymoon accommodations for the dynamic duo courtesy of Bluewater Vacation Rentals; Wedding and Events coordinator and $2,000 bridal registry at Belk (www.crystalcoastnc.org).

From comedic to heartfelt, and tear jerking to knee slapping, entrants must describe in 50 words or less why they deserve to win the “Vows on the BeachContest. All entries must be submitted on the Crystal Coast Facebook page http://www.Facebook.com/CrystalCoast – by 11:59 pm on Feb. 28, 2013. Entries will be reviewed by The Crystal Coast Tourism Authority, and one winner will be chosen in March 2013.

“Our continued focus is to build awareness for the Crystal Coast as an emotion-evoking destination; it’s a place all about memories,”, says Carol Lohr, executive director of the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority. “The most important day of one’s life calls for a picturesque setting, along with precise planning and this contest allows us to share an unforgettable wedding experience set amongst an equally unforgettable backdrop.”

Dangling like a delicate strand of pearls off the coast of North Carolina, the favored Atlantic beach destination of generations represents one of the only remaining natural barrier island systems in the world. The islands are strung together with 85 miles of silken coastline along the Southern Outer Banks, 56 miles of which are in the protected Cape Lookout National Seashore. Miles of shimmering water reflects countless tiny suns during the day and shatters the moon into a thousand pieces at night. Lush maritime forests edge the silken coast like emerald jewels studding a royal crown. The barrier islands take a curious southward curve, blessing the Crystal Coast with beaches that course east and west making it possible to admire the dazzlingly bright sun rise to greet the day and then slip into the shimmering translucent blue waters in the evening during a spectacular North Carolina sunset.

For more information on the Crystal Coast “Vows on the Beach” Contest, visit http://www.Facebook.com/CrystalCoast or call the Crystal Coast Tourism Authority at (800) 786-6962.

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Ben Bridge Jeweler Kicks Off $100,000 Wedding of the Century Sweepstakes

Ben Bridge Wedding of The-Century Grand Prize Diamond Ring SweepstakesAs Valentine’s Day and the season of engagements and weddings approaches, Ben Bridge is once again offering couples a chance at winning the Wedding of the Century, including jewelry, cash, and a honeymoon package valued at $100,000.

One lucky couple to win prize package co-sponsored by Ben Bridge,Tag Heuer,and Ikuma Diamonds.

Today, Ben Bridge Jeweler announced the kickoff of its $100,000 Wedding of the Century contest. Co-sponsored by Tag Heuer, Ikuma Diamonds and Hawaiian Airlines, the Wedding of the Century Grand Prize package will make one lucky couple’s dream wedding a reality.

Couples may enter the sweepstakes before April 15, 2013 by visiting www.facebook.com/BenBridgeJeweler and clicking on the Wedding of the Century Sweepstakes application. The Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries and will receive:

• More than $30,000 in dazzling jewelry including a spectacular 2ct Ikuma engagement ring
• Cash prize to plan a dream wedding
• Tropical Hawaiian honeymoon
• Art Carved men’s wedding band
• Mikimoto pearl earring studs
• Tag Heuer His & Hers watches

In addition to the grand prize winner, 100 finalists will receive prizes of fine jewelry, while 2,500 weekly winners will take home $25.00 Ben Bridge gift cards.

“This contest helps celebrate thousands of love stories, as well Ben Bridge’s commitment to offering the finest jewelry and personal service to its communities for over 100 years,” said Lisa Bridge, Vice President of Education, Ben Bridge. “We are thrilled to work with our partners to bring this contest back to the community for a second time.”

No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. For full official rules, please visit https://www.facebook.com/BenBridgeJeweler#!/BenBridgeJeweler/app_362656763841878.

For more information about hot trends in engagement jewelry, please visit http://www.benbridge.com/news/hot-valentines-day-trends.

About Ben Bridge
Ben Bridge Jeweler (www.benbridge.com) was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1912 on a simple promise: to offer the finest jewelry, best selection, and friendly, knowledgeable service. Family-run for five generations, Ben Bridge operates more than 75 retail stores in 11 states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. In 2012, the American Gem Society awarded the Bridge family with a Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of their significant contributions to the jewelry industry.

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