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Sponsor the Marines Facebook page The Lucky One Contest Winner Announced

Release Date: 4/27/2012

Lucky One Contest Winner Trinity MonbeckHQMC (MR), QUANTICO, VA – Trinity Monbeck, from MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., is the winner of the Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Sponsor the Marine Facebook page contest for all access passes to the Nicholas Sparks Celebrity Family Weekend. 
            Monbeck, and her guest received red carpet treatment during the course of the weekend in New Bern, NC. The prize package valued at over $4,000 included, three nights hotel accommodations and admittance to a luncheon and fashion show, the Nicholas Sparks Film Festival, a Family Fun Night, the Red Carpet Premiere of “The Lucky One,” a Golf Tournament, a 5K Run, and brunch at the Sparks’ residence.
            When notified that she had won the contest, Monbeck stated “my husband is currently deployed and I’m usually waiting by my phone for a call. So, when the phone rang and it was somebody telling me I’ve won “The Lucky One” contest, it was the last thing I was expecting! I was in such shock because I’ve never won anything like this before. This is a huge opportunity that most people can only dream of! “ 
            Over 1,250 people entered the contest on the Sponsor the Marines Facebook page to win the trip. While Monbeck is the lucky winner of the weekend package, many more MCCS patrons got to enjoy book clubs and sneak peek movie premieres at installations around the Marine Corps.
             “Corporate support, from companies such as Warner Brothers, who sponsored this contest, enhances MCCS events and directly contributes to Marines, Sailors and their families’ quality of life,” said Nancy Pasternack, MCCS Corporate Sponsorship program manager. “We invite corporate America to be partners with MCCS through the Commercial Sponsorship Program. This program enables companies to reach the military market, while helping MCCS enhance quality of life and leisure-time activities for our Marines, Sailors, and their families.”
            For news about the latest contest and giveaways check the Sponsor the Marines Facebook page at For more information regarding specific Marine Corps sponsorship opportunities, please contact Pasternack at or (703) 784-3894. 

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