CINCINNATI–()–Retired Olympic gold-medal gymnast Shawn Johnson continues to cheer on her former teammates and spread her Olympic Games spirit as she and her mother, Teri, announce the 10 lucky winners of the “Mess Behind the Glory” Contest. The contest, which launched on April 24, asked “Bring It” Moms (moms who don’t sweat the moments when spills and messes occur) to share 60 – 90 second videos describing their child’s athletic dreams and how they let them “Bring It” for the chance to win prizes that help their children achieve their dreams! The grand-prize winner receives a $5K grant to help her children reach their goals in the form of lessons or training equipment. This winner also enjoyed an Ultimate London 2012 Olympic Games Viewing Party to cheer for Shawn’s gymnastic teammates. Nine runners-up will also each enjoy an Ultimate London 2012 Olympic Games Viewing Party, and all lucky winners will receive a year’s supply of Bounty.
“Congratulations to the lucky winner. The Bounty ‘Bring It’ team hopes the $5k grant puts your aspiring athlete one step closer to achieving their athletic dreams and looks forward to continuing celebrating the 2012 Olympic Games”
The Johnsons and Bounty proudly champion these fearless, uninhibited moms who celebrate the bumps, bruises and spills that can help unlock their child’s full potential and make strides toward their dreams.
Among the top 10 national winners who “Brought It” are:
- Megan S. from Monroe, Georgia, grand prize winner
- Heather B. from Phoenix
- Marjorie B. from Warsaw, IN
- Diana L. from Dunedin, FL
- Patricia G. from Wapella, IL
- Shari W. from Tomball, TX
- Traci G. from Fountain Valley, CA
- Rene L. from Minneapolis
“Congratulations to the lucky winner. The Bounty ‘Bring It’ team hopes the $5k grant puts your aspiring athlete one step closer to achieving their athletic dreams and looks forward to continuing celebrating the 2012 Olympic Games,” says Laura Dressman, Bounty paper towels communications manager. To see the winning video and learn more about Bounty and the “Bring It” campaign, log on to facebook.com/bounty.
Bounty’s “Bring It” mom campaign is a part of a greater Procter & Gamble (P&G) program and sponsorship of Team USA during the London 2012 Olympic Games, titled “Thank you, Mom.” “Thank You Mom” aims to raise $25 million to support worldwide youth programs and P&G and its brands are sponsoring more than 150 athletes worldwide during the Games, including Shawn and Teri Johnson to help achieve that goal. The Johnsons, who are helping Bounty find other “Bring It” moms, illustrate how a supportive family, and particularly a mom, can truly be a driving force behind the success of so many Olympic athletes. In alliance of the “Thank you, Mom” campaign, Shawn, other Olympians and P&G are taking the time to thank these important women in their lives, the moms behind the glory.
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