La Rock's Fun & Magic Outlet - for entertainers!
From: GitsyClown@aol.com
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2000 11:41:18 EST
Subject: New Contest up and running! - A PATRIOTIC / POLITICAL CAMPAIGN THEME
To: balloon@balloonhq.com, balloondeco@balloonhq.com

Hi all!

This note is to announce the beginning of BHQ's new contest.  Below is the 
information you need to know what and how to enter, along with the list of 
GREAT prizes to be won!  (Thank you balloons.com and Paul Belanger of 
Cornerstone Productions for the prizes!)

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Theme:

A PATRIOTIC / POLITICAL CAMPAIGN
Campaign 2000 will offer a lot of opportunity for balloon work in local, 
state and national races. Regardless of where you live in the world, we'd 
like to see your patriotic contributions to this contest. 

  
  Start Date:                           Feb 1, 2000 (announcing it a little 
late due to T&S)

  End date for submissions:         Mar 31, 2000

  Start of voting:                  Apr 2, 2000 (tentative)

  End of voting:                    Apr 30, 2000

  Subject:                              Submit balloon creations or full room 
decor that
                                may be used for patriotic/political parties.

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A VERY BIG THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOW COMPANIES FOR PROVIDING THE PRIZES FOR 
THIS CONTEST:

PRIZES FOR THE POLITICAL / PATRIOTIC BALLOON CONTEST

Prizes to be awarded after the close of voting on April 30, 2000

FIRST PRIZE: 

$200 worth of merchandise from balloons.com. - CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=BallEverywhere
 

Any three balloon twisting videos by Paul Belanger from Cornerstone 
Productions. 
CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=Cornerstone 

SECOND PRIZE: 

$100 worth of merchandise from balloons.com. - CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=BallEverywhere

Any two balloon twisting videos by Paul Belanger from Cornerstone Productions.
CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=Cornerstone 

THIRD PRIZE:

$50 worth of merchandise from balloons.com. - CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=BallEverywhere


Everyone Else

NOTE THAT FOR THIS CONTEST, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A WINNER TO GET A PRIZE. 

The first ten entrants will receive a FREE MagicCutter tool, useful for 
decorators and entertainers and a sampler pack of balloons from balloons.com.
CHECK THEM OUT AT -
http://www.balloonhq.com/cgi/ads.pl?advert=BallEverywhere

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Good luck to everyone, we look very forward to receiving your entries!
Please remember to put PATRIOTIC BALLOON CONTEST SUBMISSION in the subject 
line.  

E-mail all entries to contest@balloonhq.com in .jpg or .gif format. The 
highest resolution and image size you have available.  We will crop and 
resize as needed.

 OR

If you need to, snail (postal) mail your entries to 

BHQ Contest
c/o Terrie Basko
1 Fallow Drive 
Manalapan, NJ 07726

If you want your photos returned you MUST include a self addressed stamped 
envelope.  Without it your photos will not be returned.  Thanks!


Yours in Smiles and Laughter,                                             


Terrie "Gitsy"  Basko
BalloonHQ Contest Coordinator
www.balloonhq.com