SOURCE: The Westin Copley
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2012) - Westin Copley Place general manager Michael Jorgensen announced today that The Westin Copley Place has teamed up with FOX25 again this year to give one deserving member of The United States Armed Forces a dream wedding to take place on Veteran's Day at The Westin Copley Place in Boston.
"It gave us such great pleasure to be able to honor the sacrifices of our country's military by giving Sergeant Andrew Limes and his bride Lauren an elegant ceremony and relaxing honeymoon last year," said Jorgensen. "We are thrilled to be teaming up with FOX25 again to make another deserving couple's dreams come true with a beautiful wedding at the Westin Copley Place."
Last year, the Westin Copley Place and FOX25 launched its first annual "A Wedding To Remember" promotion. After receiving and reviewing more than 200 entries from engaged military couples from Massachusetts and New Hampshire, three finalist couples were selected. Viewers both in New England and across the country were so moved by the touching story of Sergeant Andrew Limes and his bride-to-be Lauren, that after tallying over 75,000 votes, the couple was selected to receive an elegant wedding at the Westin Copley Place and all-expense paid honeymoon at the Westin St. John.
"We are honored to partner again this year with the Westin Copley Place and follow a deserving military couple on FOX25 Morning news as they plan their dream wedding," said Maggie Henneseey-Nees, director of marketing and community Affairs, WFXT FOX25.
All active members of the United State Military -- Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, and National Guard who are home-based in The Commonwealth and have either Massachusetts or New Hampshire residency are eligible. In order to be awarded the wedding, individuals must submit an essay of up to 500 words explaining why they deserve "A Wedding To Remember" online at www.MilitaryWeddingToRemember.com by August 5th, 2012.
Three finalists will be chosen in August and each of them subsequently profiled on FOX25 Morning News. The winner will be announced during FOX25 Morning News on September 24th, 2012.The wedding will take place at The Westin Copley Place on Veteran's Day -- Sunday, November 11, 2012.
The prize will include everything a bride and groom could want, including an elegant wedding reception at the Westin Copley Place and a honeymoon at one of Starwood Hotels & Resorts' Caribbean destinations. The bride and groom will also receive a wedding dress, wedding cake, wedding invitations, bridal party gifts, dance lessons, home furniture, new home appliances and more!
Partners include WFXT FOX25, Bernie & Phyl's Furniture, L'Elite Boutique Boston, The Paper Store, Montili's Premier Cake and Bake Shop, Arthur Murray Dance Studios, Baron's Major Brands and GE Appliances, and Delta.
For information and full contest rules, please visit MilitaryWeddingToRemember.com.
About The Westin Copley Place, Boston
Boston's number one "Upper Upscale" hotel, The Westin Copley Place, Boston, has enhanced its amenities throughout by adding new and exciting options for the comfort and enjoyment of its guests. All 803 guestrooms recently underwent a complete renovation, which was completed April, 2011. In addition to the striking new colors and furnishings, all guestrooms are outfitted with Westin's Heavenly Bed® and Heavenly Bath® affording guests a relaxing and sound sleep -- the perfect way to ready yourself for a full day of shopping (at Copley Place and the Prudential Center, both connected to the hotel by sky bridge). Award-winning Turner Fisheries Restaurant & Bar, (www.turnersboston.com) is one of the premier seafood restaurants in Boston, featuring a sustainable menu of seafood dishes prepared with the finest ingredients and purest flavors. Bar 10, a Mediterranean bar and bistro, was recently expanded and now includes a private VIP area and serves lunch, dinner and creative late night cocktails daily. The Hotel is located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay, minutes from Logan International Airport and one block from Newbury Street, home to chic cafes, boutiques and art galleries.
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