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Bluegreen Getaways and Announce Sweepstakes Winner

October 01, 2012

Bluegreen Getaways today announced the winner of the Bluegreen Getaways Elvis 35th Anniversary Sweepstakes sponsored by Pete S. of Beaumont, CA, won a trip to Las Vegas October 19 - 26, 2012. His prize package includes a 7-night stay at Bluegreen Club 36 Resort in a Presidential Suite - 2,500 square feet of elegance, including three lavish bedrooms, a kitchen and an entertaining media room. Pete will also receive $2,500 in cash.

Pete was casually surfing the Internet when he saw the contest fit for a king and decided to roll the dice on a Las Vegas getaway.

“I was really happy when I found out I won,” Pete said. “I called my wife right away to let her know.”

Pete will be vacationing with his wife and two children. He says the prize makes for the ideal family trip, because Las Vegas happens to be only three hours from where he lives.

The sweepstakes ran from March 15, 2012 to August 16, 2012 on, and thousands of entries were received. Bluegreen’s strategic partnership with was designed to bring more than just vacation packages to the site’s audience.

“The sweepstakes was created specifically for Elvis Presley Enterprises to give fans a chance to win a great experience from Bluegreen Getaways,” said Marco Merida, Vice President of Marketing Alliances for Bluegreen. “Elvis fans love Las Vegas. Offering the Presidential Suite from our Vegas Resort (Club 36) seemed like a great way to give the winner a vacation package that even Elvis would have enjoyed. We’re very excited to give this experience to Pete.”

“Elvis Presley Enterprises is proud to have partnered with Bluegreen on this sweepstakes to send Pete to one of Elvis’ favorite cities: Las Vegas, NV,” said Jane Mims, Marketing Account Manager for Elvis Presley Enterprises. “Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, TN will celebrate his love for Vegas in 2013 & 2014 with a new ‘Elvis: Live from Vegas’ exhibit.”

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