Your writing chops could be your ticket to small business success janice sage, innkeeper at maine's center lovell inn and restaurant, is retiring after 22 yearsshe's giving the inn away, and she's choosing the winner through an essay contest. Topic tag: woman holds essay contest to buy maine inn need. The inn will be awarded to the winner of a contest in which applicants respond to the prompt above in an essay of 225 words or less if there's a catch, it's this: each essay requires an entry.
Passing along a dream is the true story behind the first center lovell inn essay contest bil and susie mosca spent twenty years at the inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. Janice sage won the center lovell inn and restaurant in an essay contest in 1993, and passed it along in the same fashion this month (though it's listed online, it seems you couldn't buy the inn if you wanted to) thousands of entrants obsessively refreshing the official website for the latest. The owner of a bed & breakfast in maine is handing off her property to whoever who writes the best 200-word essay and submits a $125 check.
State police say the owner of a maine inn who held an essay contest to give away her business made more than $900,000 through the endeavor the portland press herald reports that state police said. An inn in maine one of the first contests to surface as part of this trend this year, the main inn essay contest was announced when janice sage decided to retire after 22 years as innkeeper of maine's center lovell inn and restaurant. You can win this historic inn in the small coastal maine town of blue hill for a $150 entry fee and a 200-word essay owning a new england inn was a dream come true for sarah pebworth.
Augusta, maine — maine state police are investigating whether an essay contest to give away an historic inn in the oxford county town of lovell violated state law. Competition: the former maryland couple who won a maine inn through an essay contest nine years ago plan to pass it on the same way destination : the northeast. Owner of historic maine inn holding essay contest and the winner gets to take over the property [dm], us owner offers million dollar inn for 200 words, $125 [gbc], center lovell inn & restaurant essay contest [fb], the spitfire grill [wiki], and the winning essay for the center lovell inn [ym.
Lovell, maine (ap) — a woman who won a maine country inn in an essay writing contest more than two decades ago wants to give it away in the same manner. It's been more than two decades since maine couple bil and susie mosca selected sage to take over the inn the price she paid: $100 and an essay sage is giving her inn away to a lucky essay writer for an entry fee of $ 125 and no more than a 200-word essay. Maine country inn going to winner of essay contest janice sage from the center lovell inn & restaurant picked the winner of the contest saturday the winner's name was not immediately disclosed. Maine state police are investigating whether an innkeeper violated state law in an essay contest with her 210-year-old country inn as the prize maine department of public safety spokesman steve. By scott malone (reuters) - a maine innkeeper broke no laws when she offered to give away her historic hotel to the winner of an essay contest that charged a $125 entry fee, state police said on.
Write an essay and win a $1 million maine property mar112015 00:45 all entrants have to do is write a 200-word essay on the topic, why i would like to own and operate a country inn and submit. The contest calls for contestants to submit a 225-word essay titled why i would like to own and operate an inn located in ogunquit a coastal town in southern maine the entry fee is $110 usd and it is open to anyone in the world who is 18 or older. For just $125 and a 200-word essay, the center lovell inn in maine could be all yours innkeeper janice sage is running an essay contest to select the new owner it's kind of a tradition.
Janice sage won the center lovell inn via an essay contest more than 20 years ago (boston globe/boston globe via getty images) it's a lot of work, but it's fun work, she said. The spitfire grill is a 1996 american film written and directed by lee david zlotoff and starring alison elliott, ellen burstyn, marcia gay harden, will patton, kieran mulroney and gailard sartain. The historic center lovell inn in lovell, maine was given away in an essay contest this year—photo by dina rudick/boston globe via getty images —a headlining-making event that seemed to have.
She saw a contest advertised on the phil donahue show, sent in $100 and her essay on why she should become the new owner and bam, three weeks later she was on her way to running the inn and all. Win an inn owner of historic maine inn holding essay contest and the winner gets to take over the property janice sage, current owner of the center lovell inn, won the inn in a 1993 essay contest. The owner of the center lovell inn and restaurant in maine is planning to retire after 22 years janice sage won it in an essay contest in 1993, and now, she is holding an essay contest of her own. The center lovell inn is seen friday, june 5, 2015, in lovell, maine janice sage, who took ownership of the inn by winning an essay contest 22 years ago will announce the winner of a second.