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Deserving Nurse Wins California Casualty’s “Give A Nurse A Break” Trip To Hershey Chocolate Spa®


San Mateo, CA, August 8, 2013. . . California Casualty announces Lisa Gordon, LPN as the winner of the “Give A Nurse A Break” all-expenses-paid getaway to The Hotel Hershey® in Hershey, PA. The grand prize trip for four includes a day of pampering at the world-famous Chocolate Spa®. California Casualty designed the “Give A Nurse A Break” contest to recognize and reward nurses for their hard work and dedication.

The 2013 “Give A Nurse A Break” winner is Lisa Gordon, LPN of Victoria, Texas.  Ms. Gordon’s trip for four to The Hotel Hershey® in Hershey, Pennsylvania includes transportation, hotel accommodations and meals for three days and two nights, along with a full day of pampering at the Chocolate Spa®.

Ms. Gordon was “in total shock” when informed of her prize-winning entry. “It was always my dream to be a nurse. I love what I do, and I'm currently continuing my education to obtain my RN,” said Ms. Gordon. “I'm so excited and amazed that I won this trip from California Casualty just for being a nurse!”

"California Casualty is excited to honor nurses across the country. This contest is one way we are able to say 'Thank you, and we appreciate you'”, says Mike McCormick, Vice President of California Casualty.

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