In celebration of the grand reopening of the Baltimore Visitor Center, Visit Baltimore and its partners are giving away a wedding and reception for up to 100 people, to be used by September 30, 2016! This wedding package*, valued at over $36,000 will include the following:
-Rental of the Baltimore Visitor Center for winner’s wedding ceremony .*
-Reception aboard The Watermark’s The Raven – Bar to include beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks, basic linen and crew for 3 hours*
-An assortment of reception style foods for up to one hundred (100) people from Chef’s Expressions.
-A $1,000 credit good towards the purchase of a wedding cake from Charm City Cakes.*
-Floral arrangements not to exceed $1,000 from Flowers and Fancies.*
-Decor for the wedding ceremony at the Baltimore Visit Center from Party Plus.*
-One complementary in studio engagement photo session from which couple is able to select one 13×19 printed photos, plus full day wedding coverage beginning where the bride is getting dressed (or as otherwise mutually agreed upon between winner and Visit Baltimore) and ending after the reception (single camera coverage only) for a total of 8 to 10 hours, high resolution CD of all photos taken on the wedding day, online wedding gallery that can either be private password protected or open for public view (at winner’s discretion) all from Scott-Bey Photography.*
-The use of a wedding coordinator from An Xquisite Affair.
-Make up for the Bridal Party up to five (5) people, plus the bride for the wedding from Roshe Cosmetics.
-One overnight accommodations in the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Suite.*
-3 hour limo transportation package provided by An Extrodinaire Limo.*
(*Certain restrictions apply – please see rules for complete prize descriptions)
We’ve chosen our five finalists and posted their stories below. Now we need your help in deciding the winner. Click on each entry to read it then vote for your favorite. You are allowed to vote once every 24 hours. Voting will close at 11:59pm on Sunday, February 14, 2016.
On Monday, February 15 at 8:00am ET one finalist will be chosen as the winner and announced on air by Reagan and Jon (by way of a phone call to the winner). The winning essay will be chosen based on the following criteria: (i) the judgment of the judges comprised of up to three (3) Station employees, considering the most impactful, endearing, and original Essay (which judgment will be weighed 75%) and (ii) the percentage of votes each Finalist received during the voting period (which votes will be weighted at 25%).
It’s all courtesy of Visit Baltimore and its partners. Don’t forget The Baltimore Visitor Center is now available to rent for weddings, meetings, receptions and other special events. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Visit Baltimore Education and Training Foundation, which provides scholarships for city youth to pursue careers in hospitality.
Entries (click on each couples name and their story will appear in a new tab):