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Lake County tourism department sponsors online ‘great getaway giveaway’ contest

RELEASE DATE: June 9, 2009

TAVARES — The Lake County Department of Tourism & Business Relations is sponsoring an online contest, “Lake County Great Getaway Giveaway,” at www.lakecountyfl.com/giveaway/ with prizes that feature a weekend of family fun activities. The winning prize for the “Lake County Great Getaway Giveaway” includes:

  • One night's stay for up to a family of four at Heron Cay Bed & Breakfast
  • Xtreme picnic cooler filled with Lake County goodies
  • Captain Doolittle's ECO Tour of Dora Canal (passes for up to a family of four)
  • Uncle Donald's Farm (passes for up to a family of four)
  • Scott's Maze Adventures at Long & Scott Farms (passes for up to a family of four)

“This contest will help to increase awareness about our beautiful County as a premier vacation destination,” said Greg Mihalic, Director of the Lake County Department of Tourism & Business Relations. “The contest will also help us grow the database of potential tourism customers for future promotions.”

The contest ends Aug. 30. To register, anyone can go online and register by filling out the entry form with their name, age, phone number and e-mail address. After filling out the online entry, contestants are asked to subscribe to Lake County Tourism’s quarterly newsletter.

Other contest rules include:

  • Contest open to all ages, but limited to those residing in the United States, and excludes Lake County Board of County Commissioners employees and their family members.
  • Registrations are also accepted by mailing a 3” x 5” postcard with name, address and phone number to Lake County Tourism, 20763 US Hwy 27, Groveland, FL 34736.
  • Only one entry per person is allowed.
  • The odds of winning depend on number of responses.
  • Winner will be selected randomly by electronic means and winner will notified by phone on Aug. 31.
  • Prize must be redeemed by Dec. 5, 2009, and winner must choose weekend based upon room availability at Heron Cay Bed and Breakfast.

 

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