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Hershey launches football hall of fame sweepstakes
January 14th, 2011
HERSHEY, Pa. – The Hershey Co. is offering football fans the chance to win a trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame with the Hershey's Pro Football Hall of Fame Sweepstakes.
The chocolate maker said fans who visit hersheys.com/halloffame through Feb. 28 can enter the national sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for four to the 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Weekend.
During the weekend festival, the winner and guests will be hosted by Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith, former star running back for the Dallas Cowboys and the National Football League's all-time leading rusher, and have their likeness on display in the form of chocolate busts.
In addition to the grand prize, 20 first-prize winners will receive a Hall of Fame Collector's Edition football signed by Smith, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010, and 100 second-prize winners will get a $100 Pro Football Hall of Fame gift card.
"Hershey's is excited to partner with the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith to bring added excitement to the playoff season," commented Anna Lingeris, a Hershey spokeswoman. "Not only are Hershey's Miniatures Chocolates a great game day snack, but the brand is also taking fans' love of football to the next level with the chance to see themselves next to their favorite Hall of Famers — but in chocolate."
The 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival is scheduled for Aug. 5 to 8 in Canton, Ohio. Activities include the Enshrinees Dinner, the Timken Grand Parade, Class of 2011 Enshrinement Ceremony and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.
The chocolate company noted that the Hershey's Miniatures Assortment offers something for everyone, including individually wrapped Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bars, Hershey's Special Dark Dark Chocolate Bars, Krackle Chocolate Bars and Mr. Goodbar Chocolate Bars in one package.