|Rick (left) and Danielle Gullage, snapped with
company president Charlie Torano,
courtside at their NBA Getaway Weekend game
Torano Family Cigar Company’s month-long NBA Weekend Getaway Promotion culminated in an unforgettable, luxurious trip for winners, husband and wife Rick and Danielle Gullage, of Pinecrest, Florida. The Grand Prize was valued at more than $7,500.
The two-phase contest ran February 15-March 15, 2013, in 51 qualifying Torano smokeshops nationwide. Participating customesr received raffle tickets and valuable gifts, including leather travel humidors, Torano beer glasses and Torano cigars. A simultaneous, parallel promotion on the Torano Family’s Web site (www.torano.com), drew several thousand eager contestants.
At the end of the promotion, the stores’ and Web site’s 52 lucky winners each received a “Mini-Kegerator” draft beer cooler/dispenser, valued at $200. On March 18, a second raffle … limited to the 52 Kegerator winners … was held at Torano headquarters in Miami. There, the raffle earned Gullage the title of Grand Prize winner. He and Danielle won a 3-day, 2-night stay at the Park Central Hotel on beautiful Ocean Drive in Miami’s South Beach. A surprise in the hotel room was a Torano Vault humidor, filled with Torano cigars.
The first night, the GGullaes enjoyed a sumptuous dinner and drinks at Texas de Brazil Steakhouse, shared with Torano Family members Carlos Llaca Torano and Jack Torano, followed by cigars at South Beach’s Harlan Cigars .
The following night, a private limousine brought them from the hotel to the American Airlines Arenato a 106-87 victory from courtside seats, along with President Charlie Torano and his daughter Vanessa … an experience they won’t soon forget.
Torano states, “We want to thank everyone who participated in this promotion … our loyal Torano retailers and smokers alike … with special thanks to White Glove International, the official ticket agency of the Miami Heat, for helping make this all possible.
Source: This press release was sent to Cigar Coop by Dale Scott who represents Torano Family Cigars. Cigar Coop will post information as a free service to all cigar companies that choose to send Cigar Coop press releases.