VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For any couple planning their wedding and preparing to spend their lives together, winning $100,000 would be a dream come true. But for six hopeful couples from throughout North America, their dream may be one step closer to becoming a reality.
PlentyofFish.com (www.pof.com), the largest online dating site in the world with more than 50 million registered users, has announced the six finalists for its $100,000 Wedding Contest. The couples, who are all engaged to be married after meeting on the dating site, hail from locations throughout North America, including New England, California, Texas, Wisconsin and Edmonton, Alberta.
The finalists in the PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest (with links to their stories) are:
Katy Basham and Tyler LeBeau (Burlington, VT)
Andrea Ellis and David Mazur (Edmonton, AB)
Michelle Sano and Edward Delorie (Buzzards Bay, MA)
Victoria Roesch & Christopher Haltom (College Station, TX)
Floyd Fenger & Nancy Hitz (Hartford, WI)
Lindsey Wormhood & Brett Weaver (Long Beach, CA)
"We had an amazing outpouring of support for all the couples, so we're thrilled for our finalists and consider it an absolute privilege to read these stories and share them with our current members," said Kate Bilenki, COO of POF. "This process has served as a great reminder of what POF is really about, and it's a great way for our users to get actively involved in making a difference in the lives of others while getting inspired to find that special someone for themselves."
The PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest was launched in December and was open to couples in the U.S. and Canada who met on POF and are now engaged to be married. Current POF members can vote daily for their favorite couples. The first round of voting generated the six finalists.
The final round of voting is currently underway and will close on Feb. 7.
For more information about the PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest, go to http://www.pof.com/contest_about.aspx.
POF (www.pof.com) is the world's largest and most visited online dating site, with more than 50 million registered users. The site features the most advanced matching system in the industry and many other customized tests including a "Chemistry Predictor" and "Needs Assessment" to help users find someone special. Located in Vancouver, Canada, POF has become renowned for its innovation in the online dating space since the company's inception in 2003. POF has been translated into five languages and offers iPhone and Android apps.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. US (excl. NY and FL)/Canada (excl. Quebec) residents only. Void where prohibited; rules and restrictions apply, click here: www.pof.com/contest_rules.aspx.