It's that time of year, when hearts are fuller and the spirit of giving is all around us. We can't help but be excited, and we are thrilled this year to share 12 days of giveaways with you! Dorothy Day said, "The best things to do with the best things in life is to give them away," and that's exactly what we're doing. Here's what you can expect on each day of our 12 Days of Storyteller Giveaways! (And to enter to win, just visit our Facebook page and follow the instructions there.)
December 13: The 1st Day of Storyteller
A Vera Bradley Bag from our Friends at the Seaside School Foundation
The Seaside School Foundation, located in Seaside, Florida, provides support and fundraising for the Seaside Neighborhood School and community educational programming. We are thrilled to work with this group each year on the creative marketing and promotion of the Seaside Half Marathon and 5K, which raises thousands of dollars to support the continued growth and expansion of the school. Vera Bradley is a title sponsor each year, and each race participant takes home a bag of her own!
December 14: The 2nd Day of Storyteller
An Awesome Gift Bag of Toys and Treats from our Clients at WellPet
WellPet, located in Massachusetts, does amazing work throughout the year to provide high quality pet food and treats for our furry buddies, but also to give back to our communities through generous donations of food to worthy animal rescue organizations. We are so thankful for everything you do, WellPet! And we love helping with your creative content throughout the year.)
December 15: The 3rd Day of Storyteller
2-Night Stay at the Courtyard Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
Wow! A 2-night vacation for free? Yes, please! Our friends and clients, the Courtyard Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, is known for having the giving spirit all year long, and this holiday season is letting us give away two nights at their property in Miramar Beach, Florida. This fantastic company gives regularly to the community, including ongoing donations to Food for Thought Outreach, Inc., and with a luxurious property perfect distance from shopping, dining, and the beach, this 2-night stay is going to be a hot ticket item on our giveaway roster.
December 16: The 4th Day of Storyteller
Two Tickets to the Mainstage Show 'A Wrinkle in Time' from Emerald Coast Theatre Company
We love theater, and more than that, we love good theatre. And we're so lucky to have the talented folks at Emerald Coast Theatre Company around to produce great shows like A Wrinkle in Time. Remember this book from your elementary school days? Take a trip down memory lane with this fantastic play, with two tickets to the show! ECTC is known for producting high quality theatre year round, as well as offering theatre educational opportunities for the kids of our community. Now THAT's something we will always get behind! And if you're looking to tickle your funny bone, our chief, Laura Holloway, leads the ECTC Improv Troupe, and there are two Improv: Uncensored shows coming up on December 15 and 22 at the theater at Grand Boulevard.
December 17: The 5th Day of Storyteller
Two Group Pilates Lessons from SoWal Pilates
With 2018 right around the corner and many of us already putting some New Year's Resolutions ideas into our minds, this is a great giveaway to jump start any aspirations of fitness you've been kicking around. SoWal Pilates, in Grayton Beach, Florida, offers a full schedule of classes guaranteed to start kicking your tail into gear. And the staff there is oh-so-nice!
December 18: The 6th Day of Storyteller
1 Entry to the Seaside Half Marathon and 5K
As we mentioned above, we love helping the Seaside School Foundation with its annual Half Marathon and 5K, and we're pleased to give away an entry to that race ($125 value!). Want to read more about the race? Check it out!
December 19: The 7th Day of Storyteller
Tote Bag, Two Wine Glasses and a Bottle of Wine from Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation
One of our favorite projects each year is the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation Mission Moment video, which we just wrapped on filming for this year, and we love working on other video projects with these amazing folks all year long. The mission of this organization is so near and dear to our hearts, and we love playing a role in the good this group does year round for our community. DCWAF is letting us give away a fabulous Harvest Wine and Food Festival Tote bag, two festival wine glasses, and a bottle of wine, and all you have to do is enter to win. (Must be 21+ for this one.)
December 20: The 8th Day of Storyteller
A Storyteller Coffee Mug and a $20 Gift Certificate to Black Bear Bread Company
We're a creative group here at The Storyteller Agency, and most creative folks appreciate a good coffee shop, especially one that's as inspiring and delicious as Black Bear Bread Company in Grayton Beach. If you haven't yet been to this fairly new spot, hurry over for a real treat. Delicious homemade breads and pastries, a full lunch menu, and authentic cafes and espressos, all packaged in a lovely location that invites conversation, reading, working, or just enjoying. We're giving away one of our well-loved "What's Your Story" coffee mugs and a $20 gift card to Black Bear. Enjoy!
December 21: The 9th Day of Storyteller
Eyebrow Makeover and Fab Brow Kit from SkyeBlu Salon
We wouldn't trust our hair or eyebrows to anyone but the team at SkyeBlu Salon, and we're lucky to call them not only clients, but also friends. Located in Redfish Village in Blue Mountain Beach, SkyeBlu Salon offers a full menu of services, specializing in colors and cuts, but also in the fabulous art of brows. They are letting us give away an eyebrow makeover and a Fab Brow Kit, and this is the one thing you HAVE to do for yourself this holiday season. Because you just can't let your eyebrows be anything but amazing.
December 22: The 10th Day of Storyteller
1-Hour Headshot Session from The Storyteller Agency (with 5 final images)
We love taking pictures, and we're so excited to give away a one-hour headshot session that include five final images. This is the perfect excuse to beef up your online resume or add a little extra something to your social media profile pictures. We'll spend an hour together at a local location and then you'll get to choose five images from the session for us to edit and polish for your use. Can't wait to add your pretty face to our portfolio!
December 23: The 11th Day of Storyteller
Two Entries to the Seaside Half Marathon and 5K
Well, at this point in the game, we've already given away one marathon entry, so we're doubling down on the 11th Day of Storyteller to give away two race entries. This is the perfect excuse for you to run the race with a friend, and you can choose either the half marathon or the 5k, and you can choose to run, or walk. It's going to be a blast, and we're thrilled to give someone this giveaway!
December 24: The 12th Day of Storyteller
2-Night Stay at the Residence Inn Grand Blvd
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for you, entering to win our last giveaway of the year: a 2-Night Stay at the Residence Inn at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach, Florida! These clients of ours are just really great folks, offering not only a luxurious place to stay, but also being one of the only pet-friendly hotels along the Emerald Coast. (And you know we love our fur babies!) This 2-Night Stay giveaway is good for one year, so no rush to book your spot. But you better hurry and win it! This one is in high demand!