The 'Steve Harvey Morning Show' and Ford Motor Company Kick Off a Grand Adventure With the "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards" Contest

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June 6th, 2012

via press release:

   The Steve Harvey Morning Show and Ford Motor Company Kick Off
    a Grand Adventure With the "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie
                          Awards" Contest

      Contest Runs June 5th - July 6th for VIP All-Inclusive
    Weekend at 10th Annual Ford Hoodie Awards Show Honoring the
                    Best in Local Neighborhoods

ATLANTA, June 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Steve Harvey Morning Show
and Ford Motor Company have teamed up to bring you a new life
experience in Las Vegas with the "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie
Awards" video contest, kicking off June 5th. Hosted for the 10th year
by the top radio host, best-selling author and entertainer behind
Family Feud and Think Like A Man -- Steve Harvey's highly-anticipated
awards show honoring the nation's best community leaders, educators,
neighborhood churches, and local businesses will be a blowout
celebration, with the chance for lucky listeners to experience Las
Vegas' glittering entertainment and majestic attractions in this new
contest. A once-in-a-lifetime grand prize adventure for a listener and
three guests, the "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards" takes them to
Las Vegas for a VIP All-Inclusive Weekend August 3-6th at the Ford
Hoodie Awards, including luxurious pampering, entertainment, a Grand
Canyon helicopter ride, and traveling the city in an all-new 2013 Ford
Escape.

Launching the "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards" video contest,
from June 5 -- June 27th listeners can log onto www.SteveHarvey.com to
submit their video on "Why they need to Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie
Awards," check out the new Ford Escape, and more. The Steve Harvey
Morning Show and Ford Motor Company will judge all entries and post the
Top 3 videos on www.SteveHarvey.com starting July 2nd, where listeners
can vote for their favorite video from July 2 -- July 5th. The video
receiving the most votes will win the grand prize, and one lucky voter
will receive a prize package for two to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards.

"We are extremely excited to once again be partnering with The Steve
Harvey Morning Show on yet another exciting promotion tied to the Ford
Hoodie Awards," said Shawn Lollie, multicultural marketing manager,
Ford Motor Company. "Last year we created the 'Craziest Wedding
Proposal Contest,' where one lucky couple won a trip to Las Vegas to
attend the Hoodie Awards and get married. This year, we are giving
Steve Harvey Morning Show listeners the chance to tell us why they need
to escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards with the hopes of winning a
trip to this year's show and spending a weekend about town in an
all-new 2013 Ford Escape. We are giving folks a chance to get brand new
for the weekend in the Ford Escape."

Steve Harvey adds, "This is the 10th anniversary of the Hoodie Awards
and we are doing it big with Ford and this once-in-a-lifetime fun
adventure to experience the Hoodie Awards Weekend and great attractions
of Las Vegas. The winner will be driving around Las Vegas in a new Ford
Escape and taking a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon, so make sure
to get your videos and votes in."

Created in 2001 by Steve Harvey and television/radio producer Rushion
McDonald to give star treatment to everyday men and women who uplift
their neighborhoods, this year's 10th anniversary Ford Hoodie Awards
show will be bigger than ever, which has become the crowning honor for
urban communities. Voting for the 12 awards show categories will also
kick off on The Steve Harvey Morning Show June 4 -- June 19th, with
voting open on www.SteveHarvey.com in one category per day.

Listen to The Steve Harvey Morning Show weekdays on your radio or
online live 6 -- 10 AM EST for updates, laughs, daily inspiration, and
more, and log onto www.SteveHarvey.com -- the central place to submit
videos for the contest, vote, see a rundown of contest rules, award
nominees, tickets, packages for the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards, and more.
The "Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards" grand prize winner and
voting prize winner will be unveiled on The Steve Harvey Morning Show
on July 6th.

"Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards" Contest:

Entry Period: June 5 -- June 27, 2012

Voting Period: July 2 -- July 5, 2012

Winner Announced: July 6, 2012

Grand Prize: Escape to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards VIP Trip for Four

  --  Round-Trip Airfare for Four (4) people from their hometown to Las Vegas
  --  4 day/3 night accommodations in a Two (2) Bedroom Two-Story SKYLOFT
      Hotel Suite at MGM Grand
  --  Dinner for Four at "Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak" at MGM Grand with
      Comedian Lavell Crawford
  --  Spa Treatment for Four at MGM Grand Spa & Health Club
  --  Four (4) Tickets to the State Farm Freedom Friday Party on August 3,
      starring Comedian Sheryl Underwood and live performances by Anthony
      Hamilton and Charlie Wilson
  --  Opportunity to walk the Ford Celebrity Blue Carpet prior to the Awards
      Show with Ford Multicultural Marketing Manager Shawn Lollie
  --  Four (4) Exclusive Front Row Recliner Lounge chairs to view the
      10thAnnual Ford Hoodie Awards Show on August 4, hosted by Steve Harvey
  --  Helicopter Ride for Four to the Grand Canyon
  --  One VIP Beach Bungalow with catering for the Beach Party on August 5,
      with performances by Keith Sweat and Robin Thicke
  --  2013 Ford Escape vehicle to drive around Las Vegas for the duration of
      the Hoodie Awards Weekend

Voting Prize: Trip for Two to the 2012 Ford Hoodie Awards

  --  Round-Trip Airfare for Two (2) people from listener's hometown to Las
      Vegas
  --  3 day/2 night hotel accommodations in Las Vegas
  --  Two (2) Tickets to the State Farm Freedom Friday Party on August 3,
      starring Comedian Sheryl Underwood and live performances by Anthony
      Hamilton and Charlie Wilson
  --  Two (2) Tickets to the 10thAnnual Ford Hoodie Awards Show on August 4,
      hosted by Steve Harvey
 
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