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Sep 11, 2014

Smart Announces ‘Welcome to Jamrock” Raffle Winner

Mechanic, Cecilio Gregorio from San Ignacio is the lucky winner of an all expense paid five-day Caribbean cruise courtesy of Smart Belize. Gregorio was one of the over thirty thousand customers that entered the Smart promotional raffle that involved either talking for over ten minutes or texting in to U-Win. The Jam Rock Cruise is a five-night entertaining experience that will see Gregorio and three of his guests make their way from Miami to Montego Bay. The media was at the Smart headquarters on the George Price Highway this morning when an excited Gregorio received his prize. He says that he was shocked by the win but is ready to enjoy the vacation with his wife and two children.

 

Cecilio Gregorio, Winner, Smart Cruise Raffle

Cecilio Gregorio

“I feel happy. I can’t explain. It is too much for me and at this time I have to say thanks to Smart and I feel like I will enjoy the trip.  I have plans to take my wife and two kids.”

 

Duane Moody

“Now part of it was either texting in or talking on your phone for ten minutes or more. How many entries did you make into this raffle?”

 

Cecilio Gregorio

“To be honest, I don’t know. I only use my phone and I neva send no text. I just call and call and this Sunday I get wah call from one of my friends who say I win the cruise. I just feel like he di lie me, but Monday I get a call from the office and I said okay it is true.”

 

Linette Canto

Linette Canto, Public Relations Officer, Smart

“We look at these promotions as a way of thanking them and giving back to them. The Jam rock Cruise was initiated in October of last year, the raffle. And the excitement level, the level of enthusiasm was very high and we announced a couple months ago that we would be doing the draw at the Expo. And that’s exactly what happened. We did it on Sunday and I’m sure that so many people were listening to the broadcast live and keeping their fingers crossed, but Mister Cecilio Gregorio of San Ignacio emerged as the winner.”

 

Duane Moody

“Tell us about what they take away with winning this raffle?”

 

Linette Canto

“The winner walks away with the opportunity to go on the cruise; it is a five nights cruise. It starts on October twenty and runs to October twenty-fifth. They will be flown along with three of their favorite persons to Miami and there they will board the cruise. It stops in Ocho Rios and it stops in Montego Bay so they will be cruising the beautiful waters of the Caribbean being entertained by some of the most famous names in Reggae music along with their favorite people.  So it is an opportunity of a lifetime.”

 

Aside from the cruise, Smart will be providing the flight from Belize to Miami for Gregorio and his family.

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