March 13, 2014
Shahid Butt, GCI, 907-868-0692, email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anchorage, Alaska – In partnership with Alaska Airlines and the Seattle Mariners, GCI has announced two winners, Allison Dahl of Fairbanks and Rick Volk of Eagle River, of a trip for two to Phoenix, Ariz., for the ultimate Mariners spring training experience.
“GCI is committed to connecting Alaskans to the things they are most passionate about, and working with our partners at the Mariners organization and Alaska Airlines to give these deserving fans such an exciting and unique experience is another way we are fulfilling this commitment,” said GCI Senior Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Services Paul Landes.
Dahl, Volk and their guests will be treated to round-trip airfare from Alaska Airlines, receive two tickets to Mariners spring training games and gain access to special events. They will also have an opportunity to explore Phoenix with a rental car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car; experience a day on the greens at the renowned McCormick Ranch Golf Club in the golf mecca of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and enjoy the luxury accommodations at the Millennium Resort and Villas Scottsdale, where they will receive complimentary lodging for three nights. GCI is also providing Dahl and Volk with a $750 Visa gift card for dining and entertainment.
To win, Alaskans watched KTVA Channel 11 newscasts live or online from Feb. 24 – March 9, for the daily code word, which was announced around the time of each sportscast. After obtaining the code word, viewers visited www.gci.com/spring to enter the code word for a chance to win. Out of nearly 1,200 contestants, Dahl and Volk were selected as the lucky winners.
GCI is the top provider of voice, data and video services in Alaska, through which consumers can experience entertainment everywhere. GCI is also the leading provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly large enterprise customers with complex data networking needs. The Alaska-based company is dedicated to providing the best in communication services, including the state’s largest wireless network, high-speed broadband, digital cable television and local telephone services. The company offers more than 1,200 TurboZone locations statewide to provide customers with more high-speed wireless capabilities. The Alaska-based company continuously supports community efforts, contributing to nonprofit organizations across the state. More information about GCI can be found at www.gci.com/about.