In celebration of her upcoming new novel A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING (on-sale May 3rd), Mary Alice has teamed up with the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Ashley Rhodes Events Designs to give away a Southern wedding!That’s right…a whole wedding!
Nationally bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe is a longtime Charleston area resident who has garnered a legion of fans for her novels rooted in the Lowcountry landscape. Her new novel, A Lowcountry Wedding, releases May 3, 2016 and is the fourth installment of her New York Times bestselling series.
In A Lowcountry Wedding, she showcases the beauty of the seaside wedding ceremony and the allure of the old plantation wedding through the heartfelt story of three half-sisters and their charming grandmother rebuilding family bonds, and all of their lives are touched by a beguiling wild dolphin Delphine. To celebrate the new novel, Monroe wants to do something extra special to showcase Charleston’s incredible wedding scene. So we’ve teamed up with the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Ashley Rhodes Event Designs to give away a Southern wedding! The vendors are among the industry’s best businesses. Contest launches March 2016. Winner announced June 2016. Wedding site is the historic Legare-Waring House.
The Contest A national online contest giving away an all-inclusive wedding and reception package. Supported by the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Ashley Rhodes Event Designs.
SPREAD THE WORD
Partner with Mary Alice Monroe, her publisher Gallery Books, and participating sponsors by sharing the contest news with your readers in spring 2016 in your print or online publication. The contest will be hosted online at the author’s website: MaryAliceMonroe.com. For more information contact Kristin Dwyer at 212-698-7243 or Kristin.Dwyer@simonandschuster.com
Contest launches March 1, 2016. Participants fill out a form and submit a brief video highlighting why a Lowcountry wedding is important to them.
Entries close May 31, 2016. A panel will then select the finalists (top 3 to 5 best video submissions).
Finalists announced June 13, 2016. Then the public can cast their vote for the winning couple!
Winner announced June 27, 2016.
Note: Winning couple will work with event planner to select a wedding date that must take place no later than one year from the contest’s winner announcement; wedding date will not be on a Saturday; wedding party will not exceed 50 people.
WEDDING VENDORS & SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PRIZE