In honor of the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Union Station Kansas City is sponsoring a Royal Wedding Giveaway. The grand prize (a $25,000 value) includes:
• Wedding reception for 250 people in Sprint Festival Plaza at Union , with tables, chairs, linens, food and non-alcoholic beverages
• $500 gift certificate for purchase of a wedding dress
• One hotel room for two consecutive nights at the Kansas City Downtown Marriott
There are two ways to enter: online at www.mix93.com or by mail. Each contestant will be asked to write a brief original essay answering the question:
Why do you deserve a royal wedding?
To enter by mail, contestants must send their name, address (including hometown), telephone numbers (daytime and evening), email address and birth date, along with their essay and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to Wilkes Broadcasting, Royal Wedding Giveaway, 508 Westport Rd., Kansas City, MO 64111.
Entries must be postmarked by May 12, 2011 and received by May 17, 2011.
When finalists in the Royal Wedding Giveaway have been selected, their essays will be posted online for public viewing and voting to determine the winner. The Grand Prize winner will be announced June 6, 2011.
There is still plenty of time to see Diana, A Celebration, at Union Station. This exhibition, which chronicles the life and charitable of Diana, Princess of Wales, has broken attendance records during its stay in Kansas City and will be here through June 12, 2011. Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets, the Union Station ticket office, the Sprint Center box office and www.unionstation.org.