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Gildan(R) Launches Mom's Grand Slam Getaway Sweepstakes to Celebrate Its New Triple-A Baseball National Sponsorship

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Gildan(R) Launches Mom's Grand Slam Getaway Sweepstakes to Celebrate Its New Triple-A Baseball National Sponsorship06:51 EDT Tuesday, April 10, 2012CHARLESTON, S.C., April 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To kick off its Triple-A Baseball sponsorship, Gildan® is hosting the Mom's Grand Slam Getaway online sweepstakes. A tribute to busy moms who make sure their home teams look and feel good every day in the game of life, the grand prize is an "away game" trip for two and $3,000 cash. The sweepstakes launched April 5 and runs through May 21, 2012.   The Grand Prize will score the winner (mom) a getaway weekend with a friend in the great American city of her choice -- Chicago, Miami, New York City or Los Angeles. The trip will include travel for two with deluxe accommodations and airfare provided by Gildan as well as a $3,000 cash prize to use for great shopping, dining and spa treatments. Open to residents in the 48 contiguous United States, moms can register to win and see a complete list of rules at "At Gildan, we enjoy being part of the fun family events in our customers' lives – the activities that create great times and special memories," said Rob Packard, Vice-President, Marketing and Merchandising, Gildan Branded Apparel. "To celebrate our Triple-A Baseball sponsorship, what could be better than giving one lucky mom a chance to indulge in both." In addition, Gildan® will be pampering moms with mini-spa treatments at Triple-A ballparks for the May 13 Mother's Day home games. Moms can enjoy free massages and nail services while kids can make special Mother's Day T-shirts at the Triple-A stadiums for the Charlotte Knights, Gwinnett Braves, Indianapolis Indians, Louisville Bats, Pawtucket Red Sox, Syracuse Chiefs, Fresno Grizzlies, Memphis Redbirds, Nashville Sounds, New Orleans Zephyrs, Oklahoma City RedHawks, Sacramento River Cats, Salt Lake Bees, Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees (playing at Rochester's Frontier Field) and Tacoma Rainiers.About Gildan's Sponsorship: Gildan, one of the world's leading suppliers of T-shirts, activewear, underwear and socks, is a new Official National Sponsor of Triple-A Baseball across all 30 Triple-A clubs, as well as the Title Sponsor of the Gildan Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game and telecast for the next three years. Gildan is also a sponsor of the Triple-A All-Star Game for 2012, currently airing on the MLB Network.About Gildan®: Gildan is a vertically-integrated manufacturer and global marketer of quality branded basic apparel, as well as the leading activewear brand in the American and Canadian screenprint markets and one of the world's largest suppliers of athletic, casual and dress socks sold to a broad spectrum of retailers in the U.S. With approximately 30,000 employees worldwide, Gildan owns and operates highly efficient, environmentally and socially responsible facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin. Based in Montreal, Gildan also has US headquarters for its Branded Apparel division in Charleston, SC. For more information about Gildan visit and for more information on Gildan's Corporate Citizenship initiatives visit Contact: Michelle Moore Involve Mobile: 614-633-8124 mmoore@getinvolve.comThis information was brought to you by Cision,c9244567The following pictures are available for download:[Image] Moms-Grand-Slam-Getaway-Sweepstakes