September 25, 2012 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA, GA – Carvel® is proud to announce the winners of the Carvel® Arcade Classic Sweepstakes. Featuring three main sweepstakes prizes in addition to an online gaming contest with twenty prizes, over 2,000 Carvel guests were also instant winners simply by entering their unique game codes from cards received in one of hundreds of participating Carvel®locations.
Three sweepstakes prizes have been awarded from all eligible entries, including a grand prize of $10,000 to Anna Gasparino of Brooklyn, New York (pictured above with Carvel President, Gary Bales, and Carvel Franchise Partners Vivian and Joe Pisani). Gasparino is studying to be a teacher and plans to use her winnings towards her education.
First-place winner Carol Giuliani of Dix Hills, New York received a full size Pac-Man® arcade machine, while second-place winner Delores Sanchez of Los Angeles, California is taking home a 55” Samsung® LED television.
Participants played over 36,000 games in our classic arcade online competition. Featuring Cake Breaker, Carvelaga, Sprinkleman and Besprinkled, twenty prizes have been awarded to our top scorers named below.
1st Place: Robyn Garbacz XBOX® Kinect
2nd Place: Brian Harvey $100 Visa® Gift Card
3rd Place: Inna Dvorkina $75 Visa® Gift Card
4th Place: Jane Morales $50 Visa® Gift Card
5th Place: Chris Parsley $25 Visa® Gift Card
1st Place: Joseph Hamann XBOX® Kinect
2nd Place: Jim Kissling $100 Visa® Gift Card
3rd Place: Josh Feigenbaum $75 Visa® Gift Card
4th Place: Leslee Marin $50 Visa® Gift Card
5th Place: Beth Powell $25 Visa® Gift Card
1st Place: Frances DiFilippo XBOX® Kinect
2nd Place: Norman Allmen $100 Visa® Gift Card
3rd Place: Danielle Brigandi $75 Visa® Gift Card
4th Place: Lynda Ogden $50 Visa® Gift Card
5th Place: Ryan Lerman $25 Visa® Gift Card
1st Place: Tereon Roden XBOX® Kinect
2nd Place: Lane Pinto $100 Visa® Gift Card
3rd Place: Jamie Carillo $75 Visa® Gift Card
4th Place: Steven Swinkels $50 Visa® Gift Card
5th Place: Maria Borgstorm $25 Visa® Gift Card
Over 2,000 instant win prizes were also awarded including 100 one-year memberships to Blockbuster Total Access®, 10 Carvel Hot Wheels® collector sets, 250 Carvel cake certificates, 770 $10 Carvel gift certificates and over 1,000 free Carvel ice cream cards.
“Carvel is the place for fun, and what’s more fun than a little friendly competition among family and friends?” says Carvel Vice President of Marketing, Lori Peterson. “We thank our loyal fans for playing and are proud to reward our winners with these great prizes!”
All trademarks are property of their respective owners and are herein used for purposes of prize description only and such use is not intended to suggest or imply the sponsorship, endorsement, or the approval of this Promotion. The total ARV of all Prizes available to be won is fifty-two thousand two hundred three dollars and fifty cents ($52,203.50). For official rules of the Carvel® Arcade Classic Sweepstakes and Gaming Contest, please visit www.carvelclassic.com.
The United States’ first retail ice cream franchise, Carvel Ice Cream has become one of the best-loved and most recognized names in its industry. The company is a leading provider of premium soft serve and hand dipped ice cream products, as well as uniquely shaped ice cream cakes, including its signature Fudgie the Whale® and Cookie Puss® cakes. Atlanta-based Carvel currently operates over 500 franchised and food service locations, and is a part of FOCUS Brands, Inc. the franchisor of Carvel® Ice Cream, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and Seattle’s Best Coffee® on military bases and in certain international markets.