Lewiston, ME (PRWEB) September 5, 2010
Patrick Dempsey and The Dempsey Challenge announce Dempsey Cruise For Hope Sweepstakes running now through October 1, 2010. The sweepstakes offers a chance to win a 5-night cruise on Carnival Cruise to any of Carnival’s destinations. No purchase is necessary to enter. To enter for a chance to win, go to Facebook sweepstakes application at http://apps.facebook.com/dempseysweeps/. Participants who register for The Dempsey Challenge will receive a second sweepstakes entry.
The Dempsey Cruise For Hope Sweepstakes, sponsored by Dube Travel and Carnival Cruises, promotes The Dempsey Challenge, an annual two-day international fundraising event in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine that benefits The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center. Patrick Dempsey, who will be participating in this year’s Dempsey Challenge on October 2 -3, will personally draw the winner’s name for the sweepstakes during the weekend’s festivities.
The Dempsey Challenge, presented by Amgen, offers a 5K and 10K run/walk on October 2 and cycling routes of 10, 25, 50 and 100 miles on October 3. All events will begin and end at Simard-Payne Police Memorial Park in Lewiston, Maine. Joining Patrick Dempsey for The Dempsey Challenge will be world-class, professional cyclists George Hincapie, Chris Horner and Levi Leipheimer and former professional cyclist Kevin Livingston.
Dempsey Challenge weekend will include a family friendly Festival in the Park which plays host to a Health and Wellness Expo, KidZone, vendor fair and live entertainment. Runners and walkers will enjoy the 5 & 10K Café on Oct. 2 while cyclists are invited to take part in a participant lobster bake the following day. The Amgen Breakaway from Cancer Survivor Walk will be part of the closing ceremonies on Oct. 3, 2010.
Participants are encouraged to create or join teams through the Dempsey Challenge website to build camaraderie and assist their fundraising efforts. For more information, including participant, volunteer and fundraising information, log on to http://www.dempseychallenge.org. To enter for a chance to win the 5-night Carnival Cruise, go to Facebook sweepstakes application at http://apps.facebook.com/dempseysweeps/. Participants who register for The Dempsey Challenge will receive a second sweepstakes entry.