The Sip or Sizzle Vacation Raffle

Virginia Beach, VA (Feb. 7, 2018) — Got the mid-winter blues? Thanks to the 3rd Annual “Sip or Sizzle” Vacation Raffle hosted by Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation, you can secure a chance to melt away the cold, grey days with warm tropical beaches or lush, rolling vineyards.

“Sip Or Sizzle” accurately describes what’s at stake: the winner will have the opportunity to choose between a “sizzling” trip to St. James, Barbados, or a “sipping” superior wine experience in Sonoma, California.

Raffle tickets are $20 each and only 1,500 will be sold through Friday, March 9, 2018. Tickets are available at local Chartway FCU branches; online at chartway.com or www.wepromisefoundation.org/events; and the We Promise Foundation Office (5700 Cleveland Street, Suite 101, Virginia Beach, VA).

“We’re excited to bring back this fundraiser, as it has become a favorite of our supporters,” said Karen Lane, executive director of the We Promise Foundation. “Who wouldn’t welcome a tough decision like this one? Either way, you can’t lose!”

Complete trip descriptions and disclosures are as follows (winner to select one):

Sip!

Superior Wine Experience! Indulge in Signature Wines and the Pampering Spa in SONOMA, CALIFORNIA for Four Days & Three Nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in a Vineyard Suite with Economy Class Air for Two, and a Private Winery Tour in a Chauffeured Luxury Sedan with a $350 Fairmont Gift Card for Spa Services.

This exciting trip valued at $6,200 includes:

  • Round trip Economy Class air
  • 4 day / 3 night accommodations at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in a king-bedded Vineyard Suite
  • Daily complimentary breakfast
  • All room-related taxes
  • Private 5-hour winery tour in a chauffeured luxury sedan
  • One (1) $350 Fairmont Gift Card
  • Daily complimentary wine tastings in the hotel lobby
  • Complimentary bottle of wine in room upon arrival
  • Free concierge reservation service

Sizzle!

You'll be captivated by the Platinum Coast of ST. JAMES, BARBADOS for 5 days / 4 nights at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion with Economy class airfare for two.

This exciting trip valued at $10,400 includes:

  • Round trip Economy class airfare
  • 5 day / 4 night accommodations at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion
  • Daily complimentary breakfast
  • All room-related taxes
  • Free concierge reservation service

All proceeds from the raffle will make dreams and wishes come to life for children facing medical challenges.

Sip or Sizzle Vacation Raffle

Full Raffle Details

  • Drawing will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at the We Promise Foundation office (5700 Cleveland St., Virginia Beach, VA 23462)
  • Winner need not be present to win. Raffle tickets will be $20 each and sold through March 9, 2018. Maximum ticket sales will be 1,500 tickets.
  • For each ticket purchased, you’ll have the opportunity to win a vacation package.
  • The winner will be able to choose one (1) of the following packages:
    • Sip! Sonoma, California. Indulge in Signature Wines and the Pampering Spa in Sonoma, California for four days & three nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in a Vineyard Suite with Economy class airfare for two. This trip includes a Private Winery Tour in a Chauffeured Luxury Sedan and a $350 Fairmont Gift Card for Spa Services. Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Airport taxes and carrier imposed fees are the responsibility of the passenger. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Package originates from the Contiguous U.S. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue. Some restrictions may apply during special events. Blackout dates: June 24-25, July 15-17.
    • Sizzle! St. James, Barbados. You'll be captivated by the Platinum Coast of St. James, Barbados for five days & four nights at the Fairmont Royal Pavilion with Economy class airfare for two. Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Airport taxes and carrier imposed fees are the responsibility of the passenger. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Package originates from the Contiguous U.S. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue.
  • Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.
  • Pursuant to IRS Tax Code, ticket purchases cannot be deducted as a charitable contribution.
  • Taxes are the responsibility of the winner and winner agrees to hold all parties associated with the raffle harmless of all damages, consequential or otherwise, that may occur as a result of winning the prize.
  • At the sole discretion of the We Promise Foundation, disqualification, forfeiture, and the selection of alternative winners may result from any of the following: (1) potential winners’ failure to respond to notification within ten (10) days after first attempt to contact. (2) The return of any other notice or a prize as undeliverable. (3) Potential winners’ failure to validly claim any prize before April 16, 2018; and (4) any other non-compliance with rules. In the event of prize forfeiture, We Promise Foundation may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner.
  • By participating, winner consents to the release of his/her name as the winner of the award, unless such use is prohibited by applicable law. This offer is subject to change at any time without notice.

Chartway Federal Credit Union’s We Promise Foundation is currently hosting its 3rd Annual Sip or Sizzle Vacation Raffle to make dreams and wishes come to life for children facing medical challenges. Tickets are $20 each and only 1500 tickets will be sold.

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About The We Promise Foundation

As Chartway Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, We Promise strengthens the communities it serves by partnering with companion charities, sponsors, and contributors to provide the financial support needed to make dreams and wishes come to life for children facing medical challenges. Since 1999, the credit union and its We Promise Foundation have raised more than $10,000,000 to provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope, and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness. For more information, visit WePromiseFoundation.org; or, visit them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

About Chartway Federal Credit Union

Chartway Federal Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution, has been proudly serving members for more than half a century. Guided by its vision, mission, and values, the $2.1 billion credit union is dedicated to making life more affordable for its 180,000 members through nearly 50 branches and a full slate of online, mobile, and telephone banking services, including mobile deposit, mobile bill pay, and digital wallets. Chartway is one of the largest credit unions in the country and serves members in every state and several countries. With major membership concentrations in Virginia, Utah, and Texas, the credit union is consistently recognized for its financial strength, its high ratings in member satisfaction, its contributions to its communities, and for being an award-winning leader in charitable giving through its We Promise Foundation.