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Enter to Win a Fall Getaway Giveaway to Hamilton County’s 8 Great Towns!

To celebrate fall, we are having an online contest giving away fall getaways so that you can experience the fun that Hamilton County, Indiana has to offer.  The packages listed below will be given away September 16 – October 9. Packages vary but include 1-night accommodations, a dining gift card and tickets to attractions and/or upcoming festivals.  To win, visit the following link: 8GreatTowns.com and fill out the form, winners are drawn at random (drawing dates are also listed below)!  Good luck and enjoy your Indiana getaway!

Getaway Packages

Arts & Entertainment

Giveaway drawn on September 16

Featuring:

•  Old Town Carmel Bed & Breakfast

•  Carmel International Arts Festival

•  Delicious dining gift cards and other Hamilton County treats

Package based on two adults.

History Comes Alive

Giveaway drawn on September 18, 23, 25

Featuring:

•  Overnight at a Hamilton County hotel

•  Tickets to Fishers Renaissance Faire and Conner Prairie

•  Delicious dining gift cards

Package based on family of four.

Hamilton County Family Fun

Giveaway drawn on October 2

Featuring:

•  Overnight at SpringHill Suites Fishers

•  Tickets to Conner Prairie, an interactive history park

•  Delicious dining gift cards

Package based on family of four.

Hoosier Park Package

Giveaway drawn on October 9

Featuring:

•  VIP experience at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino

•  Plus an overnight at Hotel Indigo

Package based on two adults.

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Summer is coming to an end and before you know it fall will be over here, leaving us little time left to enjoy the great outdoors of Hamilton County – or at least while it is warm!  Before the season passes us by, we want to have a contest to encourage you to see another side of Hamilton County, Indiana.

Strawtown Koteewi Park - Photo from MyHamiltonCountyParks.com

Strawtown Koteewi Park - Photo from MyHamiltonCountyParks.com

The idea is simple – pack up your family and camp out under the stars in beautiful White River Campground.  Start early the next morning with a hike or leisurely stroll at Strawtown Koteewi Park (if it is late fall, sit back and watch the leaves change colors).  Take in one of the many interpretive programs the staff offers before heading back for lunch at your campsite.  Don’t miss Potter’s Bridge or check out one of the many free fall festivals in the area.  After the busy day, slow things down with an ice cream cone at Alexander’s on the Water.  The next day take everyone to Geist Lake Marina and rent kayak’s for a day of fun on the water.  If you are in need of a fun Indiana family getaway – look no further!

Here are the details:

PRIZE: A gift certificate for 2 FREE overnight stays at White River Campground in Cicero, a $20 gift certificate for Alexander’s on the Water in Cicero (can also be used at the Noblesville Square location) and 2 gift certificates for buy one kayak rental, get one free from Geist Lake Marina.  Entrance to and programs at Strawtown Koteewi Park are free!

How to win: Answer the following question in our comment section (I will keep comments turned off until the contest is over).  I will throw all the names of the people that correctly answer into a hat and randomly select the winner!

CONTEST ENDS ON MONDAY MORNING AT 9 AM – I WILL THEN DRAW THE NAME AND ANNOUNCE THE WINNER!

QUESTION:  Koteewi is a Miami Native American word meaning what?

Good luck to all!

hint: http://www.co.hamilton.in.us/parks_details.asp?id=2932

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Today is the first day of the 2009 Indiana State Fair and to celebrate this exciting event we are having a contest!   The prize for this contest is 4 round-trip tickets to ride the WFMS State FairTrain presented by KeyBank (valued at $52.00).  These tickets are valid for any of the scheduled FairTrain trips from August 7-23.  Admission tickets for the State Fair can be purchased on the train or at the gate.

SO – to win these 4 round-trip WFMS State FairTrain tickets, please correctly answer the following question in the comments section- by 3:30 p.m. today (August 7, 2009)! I will keep comments hidden until the end of the contest and then we will randomly select the winner from a hat.

QUESTION:  What is the signature food of the 2009 Indiana State Fair?

For more information on the WFMS State FairTrain visit the following website: itm.org.

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As many of you may already know, the 2009 US Senior Open is coming to Crooked Stick in Carmel, Indiana next week (Monday, July 27 – Sunday, August 2).  We are excited to watch golf greats such as Tom Watson, Greg Norman and Fuzzy Zoeller take the course.  To celebrate our excitement we would like to give away 2 tickets to the US Senior Open which includes access to the Pete Dye Club for the practice round on Wednesday, July 29. UPDATE: A VIP PARKING PASS IS ALSO INCLUDED!

Interested?  To win these tickets, correctly answer the following question: Who won the 1981 US Senior Open?

I will keep the comments hidden until it is time to randomly select the winner (all names will be put into a hat).  This contest closes at 4:00 p.m. today (Wednesday, July 22).

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