Enter GCBA Real Life, Real Love contest by Jan. 18 for chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks

Chris and Melissa Jones at their June 16 wedding at Crystal Gardens in Howell. Photo by Centennial Image

Chris and Melissa Jones at their June 16 wedding at Crystal Gardens in Howell. Photo by Centennial Image

GRAND BLANC — There is still time to enter the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) “Real Life, Real Love” contest for your chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks.

The GCBA is looking for couples to enter their “Real Life, Real Love” contest in conjunction with the Wedding Marketplace set for Sunday, Jan. 27 at Captain’s Club at Woodfield.

“We are asking couples to submit their Love Story for the chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks,” said GCBA President Jessica Brown. “We thought this would be a fun way to interact with real couples planning their weddings.”

Couples hoping to win are asked to submit their love story – including how you met, how you became engaged, the vision for your wedding and what makes your love story your favorite all in 200 words or less. Include a photo and send it to gcbaweddings@yahoo.com. The deadline for story submission is Friday, Jan. 18.

Ten finalists will be chosen by the GCBA board and included in the View Newspaper Group’s annual Wedding Marketplace publication on Thursday, Jan. 24.

The winner of the grand prize ($2,500 GCBA Bucks), second ($500 GCBA Bucks) and third prize ($250 GCBA Bucks) will be awarded at the Wedding Marketplace on Jan. 27, 2019. Winners must be present to win.

All prizes for this contest are awarded in GCBA Bucks which are redeemable with any active GCBA member. A list of members may be found at www.gcbaweddings.com. GCBA Bucks must be redeemed by Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 or will become void. GCBA Bucks may not be transferred and have no cash value.

The 8th Annual Wedding Marketplace will feature more than 30 local wedding vendors. The event is set for noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Captain’s Club at Woodfield, 10200 Woodfield Drive, Grand Blanc. Admission is $5 at the door and $3 if you pre-register at www.weddingmarketplace2019.com or by calling 810-836-5201.

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