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Getting Engaged This Holiday? Enter This Contest

You could win an all-expenses-paid wedding courtesy of Visit Bucks County and Philadelphia Magazine.

The holiday season is a big time for couples getting engaged. Let's face it, the only thing that sparkles more than tinsel on the tree is a new engagement ring. We here at Norristown Patch know it only too well – we .

So if you're one of those happy couples getting engaged this holiday, your engagement could come with an all-expenses-paid wedding, courtesy of Visit Bucks County and Philadelphia Magazine. All you have to do is go the Greatest Groom Contest on the Philadelphia Magazine website, fill in some basic information, add a photo and explain why your groom-to-be is awesome in 200 words or less. (.)

It's that simple and the prize package is pretty impressive. In addition to things like the cake, a disc jockey, lodging, video and limousines, the whole event will take place at the historic Pen Ryn Mansion. Want more? Well, how about having your entire wedding immortalized in Philadelphia Wedding

It's not surprise that response to the contest as been strong, but Michelle Greco Falcone, Visit Bucks County’s Communications Manager, said she's hoping for some post-holiday entries.

"We were hoping for 100 entries and we're already there," she said. "But we're hoping for a spike after Christmas."

THe deadline is Dec. 31 and the winner will be announced in Febraury at the Bucks County Bridal Show. Neither the bride nor the groom need to be from Bucks County to win.

Jay Hammond December 27, 2011 at 12:52 AM
Hey Patch Sue said she is open to your ideas!! Pretty impressive package. Seeing Sue is calling me groomzilla. We will have to do that.
James Myers December 27, 2011 at 05:41 PM
Glad we could could help out. You guys are famous in Patch-land now. Some West Coast Patches have even picked up on your story – http://alameda.patch.com/articles/will-you-marry-me-a-patch-love-story-1e220c97. Let us know if you guys enter the contest and we'll be sure to go vote for you!
Jay Hammond December 30, 2011 at 03:52 PM
James she did enter the contest that night it was up! Thanks alot for everything you and Melissa did.
Jay Hammond December 30, 2011 at 04:30 PM
Hello Patch, this is great, I just read the west coast story. Jay and I are touched and even a little giddy over the coverage! Thank you again for the lifetime memory you helped create. BTW, We did enter the contest, so keep your fingers crossed! We'll have to invite Patch to cover the wedding ;)

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