Edmonton Couple Named Finalist for the PlentyofFish.com $100,000 Wedding Contest

PlentyofFish.com (www.pof.com), the largest online dating site in the world, has announced the six finalists for its $100,000 Wedding Contest - including Edmonton's own Andrea Ellis and David Mazur.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - For any couple planning their wedding and preparing to spend their lives together, winning $100,000 would be a dream come true. But for one couple from Edmonton, their dream is one step closer to reality.

Andrea Ellis and David Mazur, both of Edmonton, have been selected one of six couples who are finalists in the PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest. POF (www.pof.com) is the largest online dating site in the world, with more than 50 million registered users.

To read Andrea and David's story, go to http://tinyurl.com/btxqosl.

The PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest was launched in December and was open to couples in the U.S. and Canada who met on POF and are now engaged to be married. Current POF members can vote daily for their favorite couples. The first round of voting generated the six finalists.

The final round of voting is currently underway and will close on Feb. 7.

"We had an amazing outpouring of support for all the couples, so we're thrilled for our finalists and consider it an absolute privilege to read these stories and share them with our members," said Kate Bilenki, COO of POF. "This process has served as a great reminder of what POF is really about, and it's a great way for our users to get actively involved in making a difference in the lives of others while getting inspired to find that special someone for themselves."

For more information, go to http://www.pof.com/contest_about.aspx

About POF.com

POF (www.pof.com) is the world's largest and most visited online dating site, with more than 50 million registered users. The site features the most advanced matching system in the industry and many other customized tests including a "Chemistry Predictor" and "Needs Assessment" to help users find someone special. Located in Vancouver, Canada, POF has become renowned for its innovation in the online dating space since its inception in 2003. POF has been translated into five languages and offers iPhone and Android apps.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. US (excl. NY and FL)/Canada (excl. Quebec) residents only. Void where prohibited; rules and restrictions apply, click here:www.pof.com/contest_rules.aspx.

SOURCE: PlentyofFish.com

For further information:

Shannon Smith, pr@pof.com, +1-778-373-2107

http://www.pof.com