Monday, April 2, 2012

Help us find "The Colonel"!

Remember the "Where's Waldo" craze? People would spend hours looking at colorful pictures in large books for hidden images of a little man with a striped shirt, round glasses and a walking stick. Well, we're taking that idea to a new level this month, by rewarding your detective skills!

Know where "The Colonel" is? Tweet us @RedCrossBASH
to win free BASH*2012 tickets!
Each week throughout April, "The Colonel" from our BASH*2012 campaign (courtesy of our friends at Travers Collins!) will be taking his "kung-fu grip" to different locations in and around the City of Buffalo. We'll Tweet a picture on Monday, and first person to Tweet us back with his correct location will win a pair of General Admission tickets to BASH*2012! Of course, you have to be at least 21 years of age to win the tickets, and Red Cross employees and their families are not eligible.

This is a Twitter-only contest, so while you'll see the pictures and some details here and on Facebook, you'll need to follow @RedCrossBASH to have a chance to win. If you don't have a Twitter account, they're free and easy to set up at The conversation will continue there long after The Colonel has been found, and we'll be live-tweeting all the fun of BASH*2012 on June 1st.

We know not everyone is a fan of Twitter, so while you non-tweeters are not eligible to find The Colonel, we're still giving you a chance to win General Admission BASH tickets by sending us your Red Cross Story! And while your odds of winning are much better than, say, last week's Mega Millions lottery, you may still come up empty handed. But don't despair! Tickets to the Party of the Summer are still a great deal, and support a great cause. Just visit to purchase yours today.

We know where The Colonel we be June 1st, and he's hoping to see you here at BASH*2012!