Jackie DiPrimo is "Getaway Weekend Sweepstakes" Grand Prize Winner


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - Jackie DiPrimo of Youngsville, N.C., has been selected as the grand prize winner of the Big South Conference's North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce "Getaway Weekend Sweepstakes," it was announced today by the League office.  DiPrimo was randomly selected from close to 500 online entries. 

As the recipient of the grand prize, DiPrimo receives a three-day, two-night stay at the Sleep Inn Harbor View, dinner for two at Duffy Street Seafood, lunch for two at Hot Diggity Dogs, tickets for two for the Carolina Opry and dinner for two at Sticky Fingers -- all courtesy of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau. 

In its inaugural year, the "Getaway Weekend Sweepstakes" began in January and ran through the 2011-12 basketball championships.  Registration for the Getaway was available online at www.bigsouthsports.com and was promoted through the Big South Conference's television package, during Conference teams' radio broadcasts and in arenas via public address announcements. 

"Thank you Big South Conference and the North Myrtle Beach Chamber for the wonderful 'Getaway Weekend Sweepstakes' prize package that I won," DiPrimo said.  "Along with the awesome hotel, dinner and show tickets, the Chamber also included a beautiful tote bag packed with apparel and other goodies that will be put to good use on our weekend trip to North Myrtle Beach!  Can't wait to go!  Thanks again for such a great prize pack!"

"Partnering with the Big South Conference to promote North Myrtle Beach as a vacation destination was a true success story for us," stated Marilyn Rinehart, Director of Marketing & Advertising for the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.  "The multi level exposure showcased us as a friendly, family fun vacation experience.  We were excited for the opportunity to offer a sweepstakes vacation package to our beautiful beach and we look forward to Jackie's visit.  Thanks Big South for this invaluable marketing partnership."

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau is the designated marketing organization for the City of North Myrtle Beach, SC. It is a non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting North Myrtle Beach as one of the America's best family vacation destinations.  For more information or a free copy of the Official Visitors Guide, call (866) 646-1649 or visit www.NorthMyrtleBeachChamber.com. Follow us on Facebook (DestinationNorthMyrtleBeach) or Twitter (@visitnmb).