Thursday, December 20, 2012

Vote For 3rd Place Winner In Manischewitz Contest!

Vote For Your Favorite Chanukah House Design
To Determine Third Prize Contest Winner!
Cast Your Vote On Facebook Now-December 26th, 2012

Grand Prize and Second Prize Winners To Be Chosen By Judges
NEWARK, NJ (December, 2012) —All entries are in for the 10500_MA_Chanukah House Kit_2lbs_15zManischewitz® Chanukah House Contest!  The contest, in honor of Chanukah, was to bring out the creativity with a family-fun activity by designing and constructing the new Chanukah House Kit from Manischewitz®.  People from all across the country entered the contest by submitting a photo of their completed cookie and candy house to the Manischewitz® Facebook page.  Prizes of cash and Manischewitz® products will be awarded to all winners.  Five finalists were selected for a “People’s Choice” online voting to determine the Third Prize Winner. 

The Third Prize Finalists are: 
  • Gwen Ziegler – Brooklyn, NY
  • Melinda Strauss – Woodmere, NY
  • Barbra Fergang – Ramsey, NJ
  • Estee Kalina – Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • Hilary Belz – Marietta, MD

The Grand Prize and Second Prize winners will be selected by a panel of judges, but before they are announced, the public will vote online to choose the Third Prize winner.   Five entries will be named as finalists for the online voting, which will take place on Tuesday December 18, 2012 through Wednesday December 26, 2012.  The Grand Prize Winner will receive $500, Second Prize $200, and Third Prize receives $150 worth of Manischewitz® products.  Additionally, there will be One Fourth Prize “Lucky Voting Participant” Winner, selected at random from a list of those who participate in the Facebook online voting, who will receive $100 in assorted Manischewitz®products.

“The Chanukah House Contest was a great way to bring families and fun together this holiday season,” said Avital Pessar.  “We hope that the memories will last a lifetime and create new holiday traditions.”

Gwen Ziegler House smallerMelinda Strauss HouseBarbra Fergang House smallerEstee Kalina House smallerHilary Belz House smaller
(Chanukah Houses: From Left to Right; Gwen Zeigler, Melinda Strauss, Barbra Fergang, Estee Kalina, and Hilary Belz.)

About The Manischewitz Company
The Manischewitz Company is a specialty food company that includes the Manischewitz®, Season®, Guiltless Gourmet®, Rokeach®, Mishpacha®, Horowitz Margareten®, Jason®, Mother’s®, Mrs. Adler’s® and Goodman’s® brands.  The company offers a diversified line of premium kosher food products that covers over 60 different categories.

The Manischewitz brand was founded in a small bakery built to make Passover matzo in 1888 by Rabbi Dov Behr Manischewitz in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1932, Rabbi Manischewitz opened a plant in Jersey City, NJ, replacing the operation in Cincinnati.  This move paved the way for the introduction of new products like Tam Tam Crackers, Chicken Soup, Broth, Noodles and Gefilte Fish.  Today, all plant operations take place in Newark, NJ. Manischewitz continues to introduce unique, delicious, premium specialty food products such as coating crumbs, soup mixes, baked goods and more.

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