A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts Giving Away the Ultimate Crafting Vacation: Trip to CHA Craft SuperShow in Chicago

Jun 08, 2010, 15:08 ET from A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc.

BERLIN, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc., with 136 stores (Nasdaq: ACMR) along the Eastern Seaboard, will give six crafters the vacation of their dreams: a trip to the Craft & Hobby Association's (CHA) SuperShow in Rosemont, IL, July 28-30, 2010.

Three grand prize winners will receive a package for two, valued at $1,500 which includes round trip airfare, three nights' accommodations, transportation to and from the show and VIP access to the SuperShow.  Winners will also receive a gift basket from A.C. Moore, (www.acmoore.com) valued at more than $100.

"The Craft & Hobby Association is grateful for the continued support of A.C. Moore in promoting the Craft SuperShow. We look forward to providing an incredible experience for the winners of the 'ultimate crafting vacation,'" said Steve Berger, President and CEO, CHA.

"Our winners will receive star treatment along with VIP backstage access at the CHA show," said David Abelman, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer for A.C. Moore.  "CHA is the epicenter of crafting excellence, and winners will not only be a part of the creative experience, but will also get the chance to interact with marquee names in the crafting world."  Industry stars presenting at the show include:

  • Wendy Russell, is the host and creator of HGTV's series, She's Crafty.  Russell also is running on IonLife in top markets across the United States.
  • The Double Stitch Twins, the multi-talented, crochet fashion designers and identical twins, Erika & Monika Simmons. They have created an original collection of 'fun and flirty' hand crochet apparel that flatters all body types.
  • Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka "The Crafty Chica" renown for her glittery and fun Latina  "Chicano Pop Art" crafts, licensed products and fiction publications carried in retailers including Bloomingdales and Target. She has authored seven books including Crafty Chica's Guide to Artful Sewing. She is also the founder of CraftyChica.com, and has a web series on LifetimeTV.com.
  • Julie McGuffee has been a host of Scrapbook Memories TV show for 12 years and is an award winning designer and author of over 40 "how to" craft books on subjects including decorative painting, jewelry making, creative lettering, and silk ribbon embroidery.

To enter, crafters must use their A.C. Moore Rewards card, along with the sweepstakes coupon, during any transaction between now and June 19th.  Customers can enter as many times as they like during the promotional period.  A.C. Moore Rewards membership is free and crafters can sign up at any A.C. Moore store or via the website.  For all contest rules and regulations, or to become an A.C. Moore Rewards member, visit www.acmoorerewards.com.

About A.C. Moore

With 136 stores along the Eastern Seaboard, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. brings families together for fun through creativity.  Recently named by Parents Magazine as one of the top 10 places for birthday parties, A.C. Moore offers a wide range of programs to engage adults and children in crafting, including workshops, demonstrations and Make & Takes. In addition to traditional craft products, A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts is also well-known for its selection of scrapbooking, jewelry, floral, yarn, fine art supplies, children's crafts kits and educational toys, along with ready made frames and custom framing. To locate your local A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, visit www.acmoore.com.

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