RACINE WOMAN WINS U.S. CELLULAR'S 'ULTIMATE FAMILY REUNION' AT STATE FAIR
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., (August 5, 2010) – This year, Lillian Brown won't have to clean up after hosting one of her family's frequent get-togethers. That's because she's the winner the U.S. Cellular "Ultimate Family Reunion" contest, which provides 75 people with free food and a day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
This is the fourth annual "Ultimate Family Reunion" event hosted by U.S. Cellular and the Wisconsin State Fair, in which one U.S. Cellular customer wins a party for 75 of his or her family members and friends. The reunion will take place at State Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14.
Brown says she'll have no trouble finding 75 people to join in the fun, which will include a catered lunch in a VIP tent, matching "Family Reunion" T-shirts, 25 midway wristbands, free cream puff coupons and a family photo to commemorate the occasion.
"I've never been a winner of anything, and I'm really grateful," said Brown, a resident of Racine. "I went to the State Fair for the first time last year, and I can't wait for my grandson to go. He'll be really excited about the animals, being able to see so many family and friends, and the big rides."
Brown, who comes from a close-knit family, said this will be just one of the get-togethers they'll share this year, but it will be a special one. "I'm looking forward to everybody getting to enjoy outdoor activities at the fair. Most of us are planning to spend the whole day there," she said.
"At U.S. Cellular, we believe relationships are important, and we enjoy the sense of community that comes with bringing family and friends together to have a good time," said Chris Rathsack, U.S. Cellular's director of sales in Wisconsin.
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