Sundance Vacations Announces Winner of Father’s Day Cruise Giveaway Contest


Winner Selected by Sundance Vacations’ Facebook Community


Wilkes-Barre, Pa (June 25, 2010) – Sundance Vacations today announced that Troy Nornhold and his wife Denise Nornhold of Williamsport, Pennsylvania are the winners of the Father’s Day Cruise Giveaway Contest. The Father’s Day cruise giveaway is the fifth in a series of Facebook contests by Sundance Vacations to give away six free cruises between April and June. Troy’s wife, Denise, nominated her husband for the contest and was chosen as the winner of the free cruise by Sundance Vacations’ Facebook community.


Troy and Denise have an eight year old son. Denise wrote in her nomination essay thatTroy’s been an awesome husband, father, co-worker, and friend.  Some of his volunteering includes being an active member of our Sunday school and church, coaching AYSO soccer, being the PTSO vice-president, being a cub-scout leader, and much more.”  


Often time’s things in life happen unexpectedly and unfortunately, Troy was diagnosed with cancer the weekend of Valentine’s Day. Denise said that “Apparently cancer doesn’t discriminate, but it does affect our lives and many others. Troy, too, has affected the lives of many people.  He is kind and caring, and would do anything for anybody.  He has always put others’ wants and needs before his own. Being involved in all areas of life is what Troy does best.” Denise finished the nomination essay with “Throughout this whole ordeal, Troy has had a very positive attitude and outlook on life.  If anyone is going to beat cancer, Troy will!  He deserves a get-away cruise, but more importantly, he deserves a long and healthy life.”


Scott Carey, Sundance Vacations Communications Director, said that “it is terrible that the Nornhold’s have to go through this but it is great to see the community rally together for them. Sundance Vacations just held the contest but the Facebook community came together and voted for the Nornhold’s story. It is great to see people voting for families that have been through a lot.” 


To nominate someone for one of Sundance Vacations’ free cruises, members of the Sundance Vacations’ Facebook community simply submit a photo of their nominee and a brief essay that explains why that person should win. The nomination period will last two-weeks for each contest and Sundance Vacations’ Facebook friends will have one week to vote for the winner of each contest on the Facebook Fan Page.


Each of the six cruise giveaways is based on holidays including Father’s Day. Voting for our final contest opened on Thursday June 24; so join Sundance Vacations’ Facebook Fan Page, tell your friends, and enter now to win!


Winners of the Sundance Vacations Cruise Giveaway will receive:

Sundance Vacations voucher for a four-day, three-night cruise for two;

Cruise leaves from ports in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, or Los Angeles;

Round-trip airfare for two (not to exceed $800 total) to port city;

One night’s stay in the port city.


Visit for more details about the contest, including rules, dates and information on how to nominate and vote.


About Sundance Vacations:

Sundance Vacations is a national travel company that specializes in wholesale vacation accommodations. The company is headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and maintains offices in six other locations including; Rockaway, NJ; Princeton, NJ; King of Prussia, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Downers Grove, IL, and Brookfield, WI. Sundance Vacations was named “27th Best Place to Work” in Pennsylvania by Best Companies Group, and 17th Best Place to Work in Best Places to Work in Illinois. In 2009 the company was honored as Sales Department of the Year in the 3rd annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Sundance Vacations was also just named one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America by Inc. 500/5000. Sundance can be found on the web at and on MySpace.

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