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Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® Launches Sweepstakes in Honor of National Weatherperson's Day

Winner to receive a three-night vacation package to the Walt Disney World Resort®

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of 2014 National Weatherperson's Day, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) today launched a Facebook sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, open today through March 24, 2014, will send a family of four to the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 

The winner will visit StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes®, a family-friendly interactive weather experience at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®. StormStruck® allows guests of all ages to become a storm hero as they experience a spectacular virtual 4D storm complete with wind, rain, lightning and surprise special effects. This experience delivers fun and play while helping families learn how to safely prepare their homes for unforeseen weather conditions. 

"FLASH along with the StormStruck sponsors, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., Simpson Strong-Tie® and State Farm Insurance Companies® are excited to honor meteorologists and weathercasters for the critical role they play in weather preparedness and safety by giving a lucky family of four an opportunity to visit StormStruck:  A Tale of Two Homes," said Leslie Chapman-Henderson, President and CEO of the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes. "Since its opening in 2008, StormStruck has been entertaining guests from around the world and imparting critical life-safety and property protection messages at the same time."

To enter or to get more information visit www.facebook.com/stormstruck.

About FLASH

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is the country's leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters. FLASH collaborates with more than 100 innovative and diverse partners that share its vision of making America a more disaster‐resistant nation including: BASF, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Florida Division of Emergency Management, The Home Depot®, International Code Council, Kohler® Generators, National Weather Service, Portland Cement Association, RenaissanceRe, Simpson Strong-Tie®, State Farm™, USAA® and WeatherPredict Consulting Inc. In 2008, the interactive weather experience StormStruck® - A Tale of Two Homes opened in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Learn more about FLASH and gain access to its free consumer resources by visiting www.flash.org or calling (877) 221- SAFE (7233). Also, get timely safety tips to ensure that you and your family are protected from natural and manmade disasters by subscribing to the FLASH blog – Protect Your Home in a FLASH.

SOURCE Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)

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