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  Family Weekend October 11-13, 2013   
  Gem Grab

Gem GrabBe one of 145 participants to win one of seven gemstone & jewelry grab bags valued at up to $2,000 or a Chatham gemstone bag valued at up to $560! Seven lucky participants will receive one Chatham gemstone bag plus a BONUS PRIZE of jewelry*. 138 participants will receive one bag containing 1 - 3 Chatham gemstones weighing between 1/2 to 1 carat total weight*. And, all participants will receive a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers.

BONUS PRIZES include:
1. 30" sterling silver and black onyx station
    necklace; retail value = $299
2. Sterling silver and turquoise button earrings; retail value = $359
3. 14K yellow gold 3-prong pendant containing a .72 carat round Chatham created emerald on a 14K fine link
    chain; retail value = $400
4. 14K yellow gold 4-prong pendant containing a 1.09 carat round Chatham created padparascha sapphire, on a 
    14K fine box chain; retail value = $550
5. 14K yellow gold gray faceted chalcedony drop earrings with diamond accents; retail value = $550
6. 14K yellow gold wide band hoop earrings with omega backs; retail value = $575
7. 0.49ct round brilliant Chatham created amber diamond, VVS clarity; retail = $1,470


*Every Gem Grab bag will contain Chatham Created gemstone(s) weighing between .5 and 1 carat total weight. Bags will contain between one and three gemstones. The value of the gems is $225 - $460 plus a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers. Seven bags will contain a bonus prize as described above, plus a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers.

All proceeds from the Gem Grab benefit the Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Fund. This fund assists students who are experiencing extenuating financial circumstances to help them persist at the University.

HOW IT WORKS
 Buy your ticket now for $75. Only 145 tickets will be sold!

 Participants will proceed to the Gem Grab table located at Family Weekend Registration in the Grand Ballroom on Friday, October 2 (12 8:30 p.m.) or on Saturday, October 3 (8:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m.). Each participant will choose a number ranging from 1-145.  Participant then will receive the Gem Grab bag associated with that number, open the bag, and reveal the prize.  Numbered Gem Grab bags are dispensed on a first come, first served basis. You do not need to be a Family Weekend attendee to participate in the Gem Grab.

 Each package will contain a single gem weighing between 1/2 and 1 carat, OR multiple, matching gemstones weighing between 1/2 and 1 carat total weight. Gemstone value ranges between $225 and $460.

 Seven lucky participants will receive one package of Chatham Created gemstone(s) described above along with a BONUS PRIZE of jewely ranging from $299 - $1470 in value. 138 participants will receive one package of beautiful Chatham Created gemstone(s) valued at $225 - $460. All 100 participants will receive a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers.

PURCHASE TICKETS
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ABOUT THE GEMSTONES & GRAB BAGS
 138 bags contain one or two Chatham Created gemstones valued at $400 and a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers; total value is $500.

 7 bags contain a Chatham Created gemstone(s) valued at $400 and a $100 gift card from Compton Jewelers, plus a BONUS PRIZE of jewelry valued at up to $1,470.

Please note that all proceeds will benefit the Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Fund; however, participation in the Gem Grab is not tax-deductible since prizes are awarded to every participant.

A very special thank you to the following sponsors. Their generosity makes this fundraiser possible.

Presenting Sponsor
Chatham

Sponsors
Performance Concepts      Compton Jewelers
     Gunther Mele    
Miner's North