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Nov
14
2011

Staying Close To Family Even When Far Away

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#cricketcontigo

I left El Salvador when I was 18 years old to study college here in the U.S. Back then, in the very early nineties, we really didn’t have any affordable options to communicate with our family abroad. Not even email! *Gasp* Howdidwedoit?

Over the course of two decades, the speed, ease and affordability of communication has made it so easy for us to stay in touch with our loved one who live abroad. It’s even allowed for my daughter to develop and maintain a relationship with her familia and the prima in El Salvador she loves so much!

How do you stay close to your family and friends even when you live so far away? Join us tomorrow for a Twitter party with Cricket Wireless to share how you remain close even if far away from friends and family during the holiday seasons.

  • Theme: Close Even If Far Away/Cerca Aunque Estés Lejos

  • When: Tuesday, November 15
  • Time: 7pm-8:30pm EST/6-7:30pm CST
  • Where: On Twitter with the Hashtag #CricketContigo. You can also use this customized TweetGrid (or TweetChat, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, etc) to follow all the action from the co-hosts and moderators at once.
  •  Prizes: Four (4) winners.
  1. Samsung Vitality (or similar phone per market) with a 3-month activation  (Muve Music and international calling )–approximately a $444 value.
  2. Samsung Vitality or (similar phone per market) plus Jawbone headset–approximately a $419 value.
  3. $100 gift card, and a piñata filled with Cricket swag and candy–approximately a $135 value.
  4. Piñata filled with Cricket swag and candy–approximately a $35 value.

Extra Credit! LBC is giving away a $75 gift card and piñata filled with Cricket swag and candy–approximately a $110 value–to one random winner who RSVPs to the party on TwtVite

All you have to do to be automatically entered is go here to RSVP and then send out a tweet with the #CricketContigo hashtag from TwtVite. Just click on the “Tweet This” red button on the page that appears after you RSVP or use this tweet:

I RSVPd to the #CricketContigo Twitter party happening 11/15 at 7pm ET. RSVP & check out the great prizes here: http://twtvite.com/cricketcontigo

Winner will be announced during the Twitter fiesta!

To RSVP on Facebook go HERE

To be eligible to win one of the four prizes during the party, you must join and participate during the 90 minutes with an original tweet (RT´s not eligible) using the #cricketcontigo hashtag and answer the giveaway questions correctly.

A random winner will be chosen for each question among those who answered correctly. Open only to residents of the United States. Void where prohibited. Read full Terms and Conditions here.

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Disclosure:  We are being compensated by Latina Bloggers Connect and Cricket Wireless for participating and promoting the Twitter party. All opinions are our own.

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