Operation Homefront Joins Forces with North Carolina’s Outer Banks Wedding Experts in a ‘Salute to Love’
Homefront Will Award a Military Couple In Need Of the Ultimate Wedding
Duck, N.C. – In admiration and appreciation for military individuals and families who sacrifice, endure hardships and put their lives on the line in the name of freedom, wedding experts in the Outer Banks of North Carolina have joined forces with Operation Homefront in a “Salute to Love” by giving away the ultimate wedding experience to a military couple. In conjunction with The Sanderling Resort & Spa and OBXBrides.com, which provides online resources for wedding planning in the Outer Banks, Operation Homefront will award one lucky military couple a phenomenal beach wedding weekend with an official ceremony April 14, 2012 for up to 75 people at The Sanderling, located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Open to military couples, “Salute to Love” is seeking nominations from an active duty military couple to be chosen for the ultimate beach ceremony and reception at The Sanderling Resort and Spa. In addition, the three day event includes a bachelor/bachelorette outing, rehearsal dinner and farewell brunch as well as the delectable cake and lush flowers, multiple photography sessions and officiant - everything needed for the perfect wedding weekend provided by OBXBrides.com wedding professionals.
“We are indebted to the men and women who serve our country and it is our honor to create an incredible wedding weekend for a deserving couple who have given so much unselfishly,” said Wendy Coulson Murray, director of sales and marketing for The Sanderling Resort & Spa. “With Operation Homefront as a partner, we have tapped into OBXBrides.com‟s wealth of local resources to provide an incredible wedding experience for the ultimate „Salute to Love.‟”
Applications may be submitted for Salute to Love beginning Independence Day, July 4, 2011 and will close September 15, 2011. There must be at least one active member of the military as part of the nominated couple. Nominations will only be accepted directly from the couple. The top 10 finalists will be announced and posted on www.salutetolove.com for voting, which is open to the public, from October 1-31, 2011. The winner will be announced on Veteran‟s Day, November 11, 2011. For more information, military personnel can visit www.salutetolove.com or call 877.650.8512.
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. For more information, visit www.operationhomefront.net.
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About Operation Homefront: Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of our service members and wounded warriors. A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers across 25 chapters and has met more than 400,000 needs since 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity Navigator, and with an A rating by the American Philanthropy Institute, 94 percent of all donations to Operation Homefront goes to its programs. For more information about Operation Homefront, please visit www.operationhomefront.net
About The Sanderling Resort & Spa: Nestled into the Outer Banks between the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, The Sanderling Resort & Spa is an independently owned beachfront property in Duck, North Carolina. The resort features 88 guestrooms and suites and five rental homes, with views of the Atlantic Ocean and the serene Currituck Sound. Amenities include a tranquil spa showcasing healing treatments, fitness center and racket club and miles of nature trails. The resort is also home to the award-winning Left Bank Restaurant and The Lifesaving Station housed in a national historic building. For more information visit www.thesanderling.com or call (877) 650-4812.
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