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Sweepstakes Name: WGBH "Thanks Mom" Sweepstakes
 
Eligibility
Sweepstakes entrants must be at least 18 years old as of March 1, 2014 and a resident of one of the six New England states of the United States. This sweepstakes is sponsored by the WGBH Educational Foundation, One Guest Street. Boston, MA 02135. Employees, board members and advisory committee members of WGBH and its licensed stations, and their respective immediate family and household members are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
 
Entry Period
The sweepstakes period for the WGBH "Thanks Mom" Sweepstakes begins at 12:01AM Eastern Time March 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59PM Eastern Time on March 8, 2014 (the "Entry Period").
 
How to Enter
No purchase or contribution is necessary. Of course, we appreciate contributions, but sending a contribution will not affect your chances of winning.
 
Gifts along with a drawing entry (or drawing entry on it's own) can be made during the "Entry Period" at wgbh.org and wgbhnews.org or by calling 888-897-9424.
 
All eligible persons who give during the Entry Period are automatically entered to win, provided that the entrant has included his or her complete address, phone number, and e-mail address. Entries received outside of the Entry Period and incomplete entries are void.
 
Prize
One Prize will be awarded. The Prize consists of:
  • 1 Studio session at One Guest Street, Boston with a WGBH producer & engineer to record a personal story (in the style of NPR's Storycorp), for a Mom in your life
  • 1 digital copy of your finished story
  • 1 CD copy of your finished story
 
Prize does NOT include any other expense not expressly mentioned as included in the prize description, including but not limited to transportation to/from WGBH's One Guest studios.
 
Market Value of Prize is approximately $200. The value of the prize is determined by prize donor's suggested retail price or by what the prize is currently known to be selling for at the time the offer was published and is subject to change. Additional restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. No portion of the prize is transferable or refundable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor or Administrator's sole discretion. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Any unused portion of the prize value is forfeited. Neither the Sponsor nor the Administrator is responsible for the weather conditions, civil disorder, strikes or other labor unrest, government decree, or any other condition beyond the control of WGBH, and no refund or credit will be issued and no alternate date will be made available should the selected dates limit any element of the prize usage.
 
Selection of Winners
Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. There will be one winner selected. Prize drawing will be conducted by WGBH. Drawing will be conducted on or about March 10, 2014. Sweepstakes prize will be awarded, and the winners will be notified, by phone and/or email on or about April 1, 2014 or in a timely fashion.
 
The Winners will be required to sign and execute an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and where legal, a Publicity Release, within 10 days of notification attempt. Failure to return the affidavit in the time noted will result in disqualification of the winner and an alternate winner will be selected.
 
Odds of Winning
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winner's name, hometown and likeness for publicity purposes without additional compensation.
 
Limit of Entry
Limit one entry per person for the entire Entry Period. An email address may only be used twice and not for more than two entrants or entries for this sweepstakes. By entering, entrant acknowledges compliance with these official rules including all eligibility requirements. WGBH is not responsible for failures in technology such as but not limited to: technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any Web site or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, or misdirected entries. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. No copies, facsimiles or reproductions of the WGBH Sweepstakes Entry Form will be accepted. Proof of e-mailing and/or mailing does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.
 
Other Important Points
By entering, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Sweepstakes Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants release WGBH and its employees, officers, trustees and agents from any liability, including personal injury or property damage, with respect or related to the receipt or use of any prize awarded. WGBH makes no, and disclaims, all warranties, guarantees or representations, express or implied, concerning the condition, quality, merchantability, of any prize.
 
For the names of the prize winners(s), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope before December 1, 2014 to WGBH "Thanks Mom" Sweepstakes, c/o Brian Donovan, One Guest St. Boston, MA 02135. DO NOT SEND ANY OTHER CORRESPONDENCE TO THIS ADDRESS.