December 3, 2009
         The Event was a huge success
       Check out some of the comments....

Kris and myself wanted to say thank you for everything!  We had and
incredible time in Cancun!  I hope I wasn't too hard on my dance partner.  We
returned to Iowa to the worst December snow storm in 100 years (16" of snow)  
what a drastic change.  Thanks again for all your help and for the wonderful
Mark & Kris Smith, Ankeny, IA

I just wanted to personally thank you for putting together such a wonderful
trip.  My sister Kristin Czerwinski has raved about you for years and has tried
to get me to go.  I was never a big country fan until this I am
hooked!  I really appreciate all the hard work that you and your staff put in to
this trip.  I am looking forward to hearing the details of your next trip once you
get them all set and you can sign me up!  It was so nice meeting you and I look
forward to seeing you again.
Lori Kratz, Lapeer, MI

Just wanted to thank you for helping us!!!! It was the best vacation I or my
husband; Kenn, have ever been on and we can't wait 'til next year!!  It was
totallllyyy over the top!!!   Hope you had as much fun as we did.
Happy Holidays,
Jan & Kenn  Hommerding, Elora, TN

I just wanted to tell you how much we really enjoyed our trip with you this
weekend.  We were so impressed by how friendly your group was and how they
welcomed us.  We truly had a fantastic time and can’t wait to do it again.  You
did a great job and we will definitely spread the word around.  
Thank you,
Selena Scism, Tulsa, OK 74133


My husband and I had a really good time for our first experience!  I know you
put in a lot of hard work coordinating everything and we appreciate everything
you did.
Have a good day and look forward to getting information on next year's event!
Sandie Page, Round Lake, IL

Well we made it home all in one piece.  What a wonderful time I had.  It was so
great seeing you again.  You did a wonderful job putting this together.  The
hotel was beautiful and the wait staff were super.  They couldn't do enough for
us.  I really enjoyed hanging around with Chris, Eddie, and Wade.  Thank you
so much.  Hopefully I'll see you next time!!
Marilyn Collins, Lapeer, MI

Hey Nancy!
Thank YOU for making that vacation awesome for me and mom! You put an
amazing amount of work into it.
Andy Akin, Atlanta, GA

We had the best time and can't wait till the next one. All your very hard work
paid off, you did an awesome job. T hank you so much.       
Donna Costalas,Virginia Beach, VA

Jeff and I had a great time - I think it may even have topped the first cruise !!  
We are definitely in for next year.  We are going to do a 2-bedroom
Presidential for he and I and then we have decided to treat our sales team at
work and 2 couples of friends (huge MG fans who have hit some rough times),
so we will be doing between 6 and 8 other rooms!  Looking forward to it
already.  Thanks for all you have done over the years!
Lee Tkachuk,Yorkville, IL
p.s.  I am attaching a picture from the very 1st cruise - our son is now 17, taller
than both of us and getting ready for college in the fall.  It's hard to believe how
fast time has gone.  He was upset he couldn't go this year due to being a
varsity wrestler, but he will be there next year!

"The hotel was fabulous, the music was great, & we had so much fun. You put
together a great party Nancy. - Thank you, too!!!"
Dancy Huddleston, Pensacola, FL

Hi Nancy ... I/we hope you had a safe flight home and you have re-settled
yourself and ready to begin the event for next year :-)  I just wanted to say
again how very much we appreciated our arrangements in Cancun and all the
exciting things we were able to do.  I did not say anything to you, but my
husband (of 28 years and Jamie's dad) passed away 3 1/2 years ago with liver
cancer; in January of this year I found out I had cervical cancer and had to
have an operation - thank the Good LORD I am okay at the present moment
but I am being checked every 6th months and on top of all of this we have two
very close family members - who are dying of cancer - one with liver; the other
pancreatic - I tell you this, because I wanted you to know that what
Montgomery Gentry did to help out with Cancer/Aids/Lukemia research this
past weekend was awesome.  I am happy that you all were able to raise so
much money and I am sure there will be many more events like this one that
will be just as successful.  It is great knowing there are dedicated people
fighting for such a great cause and I was so very happy to be a part of it.  
Please keep us on your mailing list and when the one for next year is in the
planning let us know - if I can't win my next trip, I would at least like to know I
have saved enough to get there on my own and bring some extra people with
me this time :-)
I thank you, Columbia Records/Montgomery Gentry and WRNS 95.1 radio
station for the trip of a lifetime.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Bright, Happy and Successful New
Year !!!
Regards, Sherry C. Tipton, Wilmington, NC

U ROCK!  What a great trip!  How awesome is it to have fun in the sun while
raising money for a great cause
We just wanted to say a BIG THANKS for all you do to makes things just
right.  The resort was perfect and what a staff!  We're wondering who's going
to carry our plate to the table at breakfast this morning.  Please let us know
about any upcoming trips like this.  We definitely don't want to miss out and
we'd love to help promote an event like this.  Whatever we can do to help,
you can count on us.
Kelly Lena, West  Chicago, IL

All the people we met, there were all great...and of course meeting all the artist
Eddie,Troy,Chris,Wade,Tim....I can't remember everyone..Jamie....WOW, they
are all so nice and approachable.
Thank you once again for a wonderful time....
your new California family members :),
Michael and Marisa Swiller, Thousand Oaks, CA

Thank you for planning a great "shindig".
I had a blast and hope to go next year.
Phyllis Armistead, Pell City, AL

I really enjoyed this trip. Supporting the Benefit for T.J. Martell Foundation
was just a plus. I lost my husband 9 years ago to cancer and met many others
that the same had happened to them and others that were still fighting. I truly
enjoyed being able to have an opportunity to talk to the country artists, which
made this a golden opportunity for me. Taking pictures, dancing and talking
with the artists made them more personable and it was truly a memorable time.
It was an awesome trip and I LOVED it. Thanks for the wonderful opportunity!
Debbie Page, Elon, NC
Montgomery Gentry

With straight-forward
lyrics reflecting the
realities of modern life, a
tour and stage show
completely inclusive of
their audience and a
gritty rock edge, Eddie
Montgomery and Troy
Gentry's world is one of
blue-collar anthems, tales
of life, work, love, loss
and patriotism all
balanced by a
hard-playing spirit.

The Kentucky-born duo
have performed for over a
million fans in addition to
military personnel
including performances in
Kuwait and Germany.

They have won awards
from Country Music
Television, the American
Music Awards, Country
Music Association,
Academy of Country
Music and Radio and
Records.  Their TV
appearances include Good
Morning America, CBS
Early Show, Tonight
Show, Access Hollywood,
E! Entertainment
Television, Cold Pizza
and CNN Showbiz Tonight.

Montgomery Gentry has
been a supporter of the
T.J. Martell Foundation
and we are proud to have
them host Country on the
Beach 2009
Trent Willmon
Sponsored in part by
our travel partners:
Wade Hayes
Chris Young
Jim Quick
Tim Nichols
Jon Stone