ActiveRain's Press Release Challenge Winner

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Lindsay Pendleton

Lindsay wrote an extraordinary press release about Christina Williams and her battle with ovarian cancer.  Well written with a great message of early detection being key.  Lindsay writes "Christina’s passion manifest within each of us and by continuing to spread the truth about ovarian cancer, we will keep her voice and her spirit alive within our own communities and forever in our hearts."  

Great job Lindsay!  Your Kodak Extreme Digital Pack is on its way!

The Extra, Extra contest brought in a boatload of wonderful entries highlighting amazing members of ActiveRain.  Many of you stated this was your first time writing a press release; a challenge pushing you to try something new.  I have to say, you folks did a wonderful job!  Your releases were insightful, well written and informative. 

Don't stop writing now just because the challenge has ended....keep it up...you never know who will read it!

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Ambassador
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Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities
Charlemagne International Properties - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.

I read Lindsay's press release and I'm not surprised it was selected as the winning entry.  Heartfelt with a strong message and a job well done.

Mar 21, 2011 01:23 PM #20
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Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group) - Huntsville, AL
Huntsville AL MLS

Lindsay, A well deserved win for you.  Christina was a beautiful person, inside and out.  She would be so proud of you for writing such a wonderful article.  Way to go!

Mar 21, 2011 01:34 PM #21
Rainmaker
907,606
Joy Daniels
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd. - Harrisburg, PA
Congratulations on a great press release! You certainly deserved to win!
Mar 21, 2011 02:01 PM #22
Rainmaker
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Sharon Alters
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308 - Fleming Island, FL
Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL

Lindsay, congratulations on winning the Press Release challenge! I'm off to read about Christina right now.

Sharon

Mar 21, 2011 02:01 PM #23
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Arleen Montford
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY GULF COAST - Pace, FL
Selling NW Florida Homes in Pace/Milton/Pensacola FL

Great Job and great post. Waiting for the Kodak contest

Mar 21, 2011 02:05 PM #24
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Congrats on winning!

Mar 21, 2011 02:13 PM #25
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372,890
Judy Jennings
The Green Company - Ashland, MA
Broker - The Lanterns at Warren Woods - Ashland MA

Any type of cancer is difficult to deal with. The most important part is to be aware because early detection saves lives!!!

Congratulations Lindsay!

Mar 21, 2011 02:27 PM #26
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Congratulations, Lindsay.

And thanks AR - I did write my first press release (and have a courage to request local community newspaper for my real estate related articles - hope to see it in print...)

Mar 21, 2011 02:35 PM #27
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413,792
Navona Hart
Real Living Cornerstone - Farmville, VA
Selling the Best Properties in Central Virginia

Congratulations to Lindsay!  Always nice to see those who step up and really make it a worthwhile contest by writing something fantastic. 

Mar 21, 2011 03:02 PM #28
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Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

Congrats to Lindsay on a job well done. I also enjoyed reading the posts from this challenge.

Mar 21, 2011 04:22 PM #29
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Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408 - Daytona Beach, FL
Buy Daytona condos for heavenly good prices

Congratulations Lindsay. It was a challenge in the sense that few of us ever have done it before.

Mar 21, 2011 04:37 PM #30
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Lindsay Pendleton
Relocating To Baton Rouge & Surrounding Areas - Baton Rouge, LA
Marketing Agent - Property Management in Baton Rou

Wow, I don't think I've ever read so much positivity in one place. I really do appreciate all of your kind words. I stepped away from the rain for about two years due to some fun (not really) personal stuff. I had posted listings here and there but never got too involved until recently. The first thing I did was go check up on Christina, just like old times. I had no idea she had died and I felt ill for not being able to support her or encourage her during such a sever battle. She was really the first person I befriended on AR. I refuse to unsubscribe to her blog and am reminded of her daily as I log in. She had a beautiful spirit and that's something I will never forget.

Mar 21, 2011 05:19 PM #32
Rainer
145,746
Sarasota & Manatee Counties FL
SaraMana Properties - QuickFreeMLS.com - Bradenton, FL
QuickFreeMLS.com - Listings In Paradise

Congratulations on your win! That was a great contest!

Mar 21, 2011 05:45 PM #33
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Terkel Sørensen
Real Estate Places - Temecula, CA
Realtor, 951.805.0773 , Bank owned and Short Sales

Congrats, nice work - and a win!!!

Mar 22, 2011 09:56 AM #34
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1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

Congratulations to Lindsey.. what a great chosen subject and so well done! 

Mar 22, 2011 01:05 PM #35
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Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
RETIRED / State License is Inactive - Portland, OR

That's great . . . now when do we get our points?!?  HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

Mar 22, 2011 06:22 PM #36
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Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

That is wonderful! Congratulations to Lindsay! I am going to have to read that post as I missed it!

Mar 22, 2011 11:46 PM #37
Rainmaker
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Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation
RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate - Victoria, BC
Accredited Real Estate Consultant

Well Done Lindsay...

Mar 23, 2011 03:17 AM #38
Rainer
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Dennis & Terri Neal
RE/MAX, Big Bear - Big Bear Lake, CA
Your Home Sold in 45 Days or We Se

Congratulations on your win!

Mar 23, 2011 10:04 PM #39
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Tim Peterson
Wisconsin Realtor Safety and Concealed Carry Classes - Madison, WI
Realtor Safety Training Classes

Congratulation Lindsay-yours was definitely heartfelt and deserving of this contest winner

Apr 10, 2011 10:13 PM #40
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