Published DateLACONIA — Meredith Village Savings Bank (MVSB) is pleased to announce that the Bank has recently signed on as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2013 WOW Sweepstakes Ball, which will be held at the Lake Opechee Conference Center on May 18.
This will be the MVSB's fourth consecutive year as Presenting Sponsor for this event.
"We are very proud to support the expansion efforts of the WOW Trail at the 10th Annual WOW Sweepstakes Ball" said Cindy Hemeon-Plessner, Vice President and Marketing Officer at MVSB. "The Trail provides a great service to our community – improving our local citizens' quality of life and contributing to the economic vitality of the Lakes Region."
"MVSB is truly a community bank; demonstrating its commitment to providing safe, family-friendly areas for recreation in our communities through its continued support of the WOW Trail. We're pleased to have such a community-oriented business as our presenting sponsor for the WOW Sweepstakes Ball again this year," said Allan Beetle, President of the WOW Trail Board of Directors.
The WOW Sweepstakes Ball is one of two key annual fundraisers for the WOW Trail, and has helped raise more than $275,000 for construction and maintenance of the WOW Trail since it began in 2004. This year's WOW Ball attendees will enjoy dinner, live music performed by Paul Warnick's Phil 'N The Blanks, and the chance to win one of 10 cash prizes, including a $10,000
Each $100 ticket includes admission for two and one raffle entry. Tickets can be purchased at the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce, Laconia Athletic & Swim Club, Patrick's Pub & Eatery, or online at www.meadowbrook.net. Ticketholders do not need to be present to win.
The WOW Trail is a 4 season trail open to non-motorized uses, such as walking, running/jogging, bicycle riding and cross country skiing. The mission of the WOW Trail is to promote, design, build and maintain a paved multi-use recreational trail through the city of Laconia, alongside the active railroad bed. The WOW Trail currently extends 1.3 miles beginning adjacent to the Lake Opechee Inn & Spa in Lakeport and ending downtown at Main Street, adjacent to the Library.
Cindy Hemeon-Plessner (left),Vice President and Marketing Officer at Meredith Village Savings Bank and WOW Trail Executive Director Gretchen Gandini at the Lakeport entrance to the WOW Trail hold a blank check for $10,000 ready for this year's winner of the WOW Ball. Tickets are $100 (admits two) and are on sale at www.meadowbrook.net. (Courtesy photo)