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Monday, June 15, 2009

Summer Long Contest for U.S. Military Wives!

This summer from 6/1/09-8/31/09 I will donate a portion of the proceeds from my Book Sales to the ASMBA STAR Foundation, a charity for Veterans and their families.

Below is the letter that the ASMBASTAR Foundation sent out to their members. I hope you'll pass this information on to anyone you know.

As a special thank you to our service members and their families, Sara Taney Humphreys, author of "The Amoveo Legacy", the first published novel in "The Amoveo Series", is running a very special contest for Military Wives ONLY. This contest will run from June 1st - August 31st and during the contest months a portion of the proceeds from ALL of her book sales will be donated to the ASMBA STAR Foundation. The mission of the ASMBA STAR Foundation, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is to improve the quality of life of the military service member, veterans and their families by contributing to the financial, educational, social, employment and medical needs unmet by the U.S. Government. The Foundation has awarded grants to organizations such as the National Military Family Associaton, Helping our Veterans, Operation Stand Down, and many others.
About Sara:
She is a graduate of Marist College, with a B.A. Degree in English Literature & Theater. Her initial career path after college was as a professional actress. Some of her television credits include, “A&E Biography”, “Guiding Light”, “Another World”, “As the World Turns” and “Rescue Me”. For the past several years, Sara has been a professional Public Speaker and Speaker Trainer. Her speaking career began with Monster’s “Making It Count” programs, speaking to thousands of students in high schools and colleges throughout the United States. Sara has also worked with The College of Weschester in New York as the Director of High School and Community Relations. Read more about Sara at: sarataneyhumphreys.com
How to enter:
Send an email to mailto:info@novelromance.net
Include a picture of you with your spouse in uniform and a little bit about what branch he serves in, where you've been stationed, challenges you've been presented, etc., for 2 entries into the contest. If you purchase "The Amoveo Legacy", email the receipt along with your photo and story for 8 more entries in the contest!
Please put "Military Wives Contest" in the subject line.
Prizes:
Once a week, one entrant will be chosen and featured on her blog. These weekly entrants are the semi-finalists. Over the Labor Day weekend, one winner will be selected by Sara from the semi-finalists.

The Grand Prize Winner is to have her name used as a character in one of Sara's books and a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate.

First Prize is a $50 Amazon Gift Certificate

Second Prize is a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate

Purchase "The Amoveo Legacy" in Paperback : http://www.amazon.com/Amoveo-Legacy-Sara-Taney-Humphreys/dp/1554872774/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1244992191&sr=8-2

Check out the first 2 Semi Finalists on Sara's Blog: http://amoveoromanceseries.blogspot.com/

Thank you to all of our military for their service!

5 comments:

Lindsay Townsend said...

Hi Sara- I wish you all the very best with this contest!

Savanna Kougar said...

Sara, what a noble contest. I'll mention it on my bloggie.

Sara Taney Humphreys said...

Thanks Gals!!

Bekki Lynn said...

Thanks for bringing this to our attention.

I never knew they existed and I'm sure many military families don't, much less the organizations they fund.

Military families struggle something awful, espeically those E-5 and below.

Jane Richardson, writer said...

Super idea. We're having the same issues in the UK with support, and there's a new-ish charity here called Help for Heroes which is so worth supporting. Wishing you lots of love and luck with this, Sara. :)

Jane x