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Are you planning on getting married in 2014? If you are, you really, really want to read this!

Pine Peaks Retreat and Event Center is going to give 1 lucky couple a wedding and a honeymoon that their great grandchildren will talk about. This wedding includes up to a maximum of 200 guests.

The lucky couple will receive the following (sit back, this may take awhile):

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Pine Peaks Event Center

 

The Pine Peaks Event Center is a spectacular wedding venue located in Crosslake, Minnesota.

 

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 Pine Peaks Retreat House:

 

This 6,000 square foot, luxurious Retreat House was designed with a bridal party in mind. It sleeps 20 people very comfortably so invite the entire bridal party! This beautiful Lodge is perfect for pre-ceremony activities as well as post-reception celebrations. It is the perfect party house.

 

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Pine Peaks Lodge and Suites:

 

The Pine Peaks Lodge and Suites is a new hotel located in beautiful Crosslake, MN. All rooms and suites have been furnished using Northern décor and log furniture theme. The hotel provides superior accommodations with an “up-north” flair. The hotel will provide 5 rooms (2 night stay per room). While the wedding party is luxuriously ensconced in the Retreat house, the parents and families of the Bride and Groom can enjoy a cost free stay in the gorgeous rooms of this property.

 

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Bursch Travel and Delta Vacations:

 

A dream wedding deserves a dream honeymoon. Bursch Travel and Delta Vacations is providing a $3,000 travel voucher to the winning couple. Bursch Travel has been a family operated business since 1956. The mission of Bursch Travel is to provide unsurpassed service to travelers. They have 13 branch offices and 2 satellite offices in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. It is the largest privately owned travel company from the Twin Cities to Seattle. Bursch travel and Delta Vacations will help the Bride and Groom create and plan a truly unforgettable honeymoon.

 

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J.F. Kruse Jewelers

 

J.F. Kruse has become the Central Minnesota’s Premier destination for jewelry and service. They believe every couple has a story and are honored to have the opportunity to be a part of this incredible FREE Wedding contest. J.F. Kruse is providing a $3,000 account, which the bride and groom can use at their own discretion.

 

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Maucieri’s Italian Bistro Bar:

 

This exquisite establishment will cater the event. Maucieri’s will provide a catered brunch, the rehearsal dinner, and the reception dinner. Maucieri’s is a Crosslake family tradition offering signature Italian dishes, steaks, seafood and more. Classic dinnerware and stemware are provided.

 

Ole and Lena’s Sweet Revenge:

 

Take a trip back to the days of poodle skirts and roller skates. Ole and Lena’s sweet revenge is filled with pop culture of the 1950’s. This old fashioned soda fountain features traditional treats such as malts, shakes, and sundaes. They also offer a 50’s inspired menu of catered deserts. The Bride and Groom will choose which desert is perfect for their guests. After the reception dinner, kick back, have the DJ play some 50’s music and you and your guests can enjoy an old-fashioned soda fountain desert. Banana split anyone? A little different, maybe. A lot of fun, for sure!

 

Reed’s Country Market:

 

Reed’s market will create an unforgettable wedding cake OR meticulously decorated and hand crafted cupcakes for the guests (bride’s choice). The cake(s), the filling, the icing, the decorating and the topper will become a work of art, created through the collaborative efforts of the Bride and Reed’s Market.

 

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Kelli Engstrom Photography:

 

Kelli Engstrom has been a professional photographer for 16 years. She is an award-winning photographer who has a passion for her art. Check out what her clients are saying.

 

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Kate at Bloom Designs:

 

Kate Kuepers will provide the floral art for your wedding. Kate loves weddings. She loves the planning, the creativity and most importantly, the memories created from the big event. Her designer background, in conjunction with her passion for fresh flowers, allows her to create beautiful and extravagant floral arrangements and stunning visuals.

 

Party World:

 

Party World is the business of celebrations. This company will add the “POP” to your wedding. They will combine centerpieces, canopies, candelabras and arches to create a magical visual presentation. They will provide dinnerware, linens and skirts. Do you like balloons? Party World does. They will even work with the Bride to stage the dance floor. Party World adds a touch of professionalism to your grand event.

 

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Premier Party Entertainment:

 

Your wedding is special, a singular event. The DJ’s at Premier Party Entertainment have over 20 years combined experience. They will work with the Bride and Groom to customize their services to your wedding. They have the ability to go from 80’s music to Country, to Top 40, to a slow song, and then back to 50’s and 60’s music all in the same hour.  They base their choices from the crowd reaction. Premier will personally meet with the Bride and Groom in order to get to know their personalities and preference. Your wedding will rock to your own special beat!

 

Trillium Strings:

 

Trillium Strings is a classical strings Trio who perform musical magic with harps and violins. These classical musicians will make the Bride’s entrance the stunning moment it deserves to be. After the ceremony, your guests will be welcomed to the reception by Trillium’s soothing sounds.

 

 

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Action Entertainment:

 

Action Entertainment will provide a photo opportunity, which is simply put, just very cool. They will provide a horse drawn carriage ride for the Bride and Groom. If the Bride and Groom use the church which is .7 miles away, the Bride and her father could take the carriage to the church and after the ceremony the Bride and her new husband could ride back to the reception. Or the Bride and Groom (and their guests) could take short rides around the Pine Peaks property. Either way, the Bride and Groom will have the photographed memories that will last a lifetime.

 

Safe Ride- Shuttle Service:

Safe Ride Shuttle and its drivers are licensed, certified, and insured. Their 5 shuttle vehicles will provide comfortable transportation services to your guests for the rehearsal dinner festivities.

 

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Captivating-Beauty:

 

Captivating-Beauty specializes in on LOCATION bridal services. On the morning of the big event the bride and her bridesmaids will have their hair and make-up done by the professionals of Captivating-Beauty. The bride and her bridesmaids will relax while enjoying pedicures, manicures and facial massages. All of these services will be provided in the comfort of the Pine Peaks Retreat House. Relax, revive, and rejuvenate, let your beauty shine! Watch the video HERE.

 

 

Medical Arts Dental:

 

Dr. Julie Ann Nyland, Dr. Angie Pfeiffer and the entire staff at Medical Arts Dental (located in Sartell, MN) are dedicated to providing personalized, quality dental care. Medical Arts Dental employs the most modern equipment, devices and technology available. They will provide their popular “Power Teeth Whitening” service to both the bride and the groom. Your smiles will be bright and beautiful for the wedding photos. While a smile may last only a moment, the memory can last a lifetime. The procedure must be scheduled within 3 months of your wedding day.

 

Anytime Fitness:

 

Should the winning Bride and Groom live near Little Falls, Baxter or Nisswa, MN. They will receive a 1-year paid in full membership to one of the three Anytime Fitness Centers located in these towns.

 

 

howtoenter

 

 

The FREE Wedding Giveaway video contest will begin on March 1st, 2013. All videos must be uploaded by midnight April 30th, 2013. Voting begins May 1st, 2013 and ends May 31st, 2013 at 5:00pm. For more information on how to enter click HERE or enter your information directly HERE. Follow us on Facebook for updates.

 

Disclaimers

1)   Facebook wedding giveaway has a value of “up to $40,000”.

2)    The winning prize is not exchanged for cash.

3)   Must submit wedding license to Pine Peaks prior to the event.

4) The $40,000 wedding prize is not transferable.

 

 

 

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