Congratulations to our three big winners of the Big 3-OH!
To celebrate the start of our 30th year of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, we offered our readers a chance to win 3 great prizes: a family vacation, a patio makeover and a spa getaway. We had more than 8,000 entries, with some folks entering every day. (See complete rules here.)
Our lucky winners–
Dianna B. from Ann Arbor won the family vacation. Her last trip Up North was Memorial Day. She’s pictured in pink on that trip with her twin sister.
Hank H. from Traverse City and his wife scored new patio furniture, plants, garden accessories and a room makeover.
Hailing from Lansing, Dani P. shown here with her husband, succeeded in getting a wonderful spa getaway Up North.
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Big 3-OH! Prizes
Family Vacation in Northern Michigan
A five-night stay at the Shanty Creek Resort Lakeview Hotel and Conference Center overlooking beautiful Lake Bellaire in a King Parlor deluxe room with an adjoining standard room with two queen beds (sleep accommodations for up to six).
A $300 gift certificate to Stafford’s restaurants. Redeemable at any Stafford’s location including the Weathervane in Charlevoix or Bay View Inn in Petoskey.
A Pirate’s Cove Adventure Park prize package including 4 Pirate’s Cove t-shirts, 8 18-hole rounds of Adventure Golf and 100 Pirate Tokens (for use on Ropes Course, Zipline, Go-Carts, Bumper Boats, Water Coaster and Kiddy Go-Carts). Redeemable at Traverse City or Petoskey location.
- A MyNorth gift pack of Reflections of a Life Up North, 101 Ways to Love Traverse City, 2010 MyNorth Vacation Guide, and four MyNorth travel mugs and t-shirts.
Patio Makeover Fit for Traverse City, Petoskey or Anywhere in Northern Michigan
A $2,000 certificate to Labadie’s Summer Place Casuals, in Beulah, MI (30 minutes west of Traverse City). Redeemable toward patio furniture, umbrellas or outdoor grills.
A $500 certificate to Crystal Gardens in Frankfort. MI. Redeemable toward garden accessories, plants and materials to spruce up your northern landscape and home.
An e-decor plan worth $500 from Dwelement.com for a single room (500 sq ft or smaller): living room, dining room, bedroom, study, or home office. The home may be located anywhere.
A barbeque basket from Benjamin Twiggs including Northwoods BBQ Sauce, Cherry BBQ and Steak Sauce, Cherry Salsa & Chips, Cherry Napkins, Sweet & Snappy Cherry Drinks book, cherry apron and more.
- A MyNorth gift pack of Reflections of a Life Up North, Cottage Cookbook: Recipes for Summer Up North, 2010 MyNorth Vacation Guide, and four MyNorth coffee cups and t-shirts.
Northern Michigan Spa Getaway
A two-day, one-night spa getaway to Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain in the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa, with a $300 credit for spa services or retail purchases.
A $200 gift certificate to Stafford’s restaurants. Redeemable at any Stafford’s location including the Weathervane in Charlevoix or Bay View Inn in Petoskey.
A Pirate’s Cove Adventure Park prize package including 4 Pirate’s Cove t-shirts, 4 18-hole rounds of Adventure Golf and 50 Pirate Tokens (for use on Ropes Course, Zipline, Go-Carts, Bumper Boats, Water Coaster and Kiddy Go-Carts). Redeemable at Traverse City or Petoskey location.
A picnic basket from Benjamin Twiggs including Cherry Salsa & chips, Twigg’s Swig Black Cherry Soda, Cherry Berry Trail Mix, Chocolate Covered Dried Cherries, 101 Ways to Love Traverse City, gingham tablecloth and cherry napkin set.
- A MyNorth gift pack of Reflections of a Life Up North, 101 Ways to Love Traverse City, 2010 MyNorth Vacation Guide, 2 MyNorth travel mugs and t-shirts.
For those that didn’t win, make your own winning package by visiting our gracious prize providers:
Shanty Creek Resorts, Still glowing after its $10 million renovation, come see why Shanty Creek is “Michigan’s Favorite Resort. Again.” at ShantyCreek.com
Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain When chaos disappears and noise fades away, balance is restored. Start Living!
Stafford’s-always fresh, always fabulous! We invite you to explore each of Stafford’s four unique properties, where yesterday and today come together.
Pirate’s Cove Swashbuckling fun for the whole family! Check out our website for attraction information and packages.
Labadie’s Summer Place Casuals Michigan’s largest selection of outdoor furniture. Come and browse our showrooms– 200 patio sets and 300+ umbrellas!
Crystal Gardens More than just a garden center. Check out our vast selection of nursery stock, home and garden accessories and our theme gardens.
Dwelement Home Design Inspired by You. Get a complete room design plan that’s all about you—no matter where you live. More info at dwelement.com or read the Dwelement Blog for ideas right now.
Benjamin Twiggs, Benjamin Twiggs satisfies food lovers and gift givers with delicious gourmet cherry foods including jams, jellies, preserves, dessert toppings, pie filling and many more items packed with Traverse City cherries.
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