Official Free Move Contest Press Release

February 14, 2011
Jon Huser, Marketing Manager
Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc.
Office: (630) 658-0037
Fax: (630) 883-4140 
[email protected]


Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc., Bekins Moving Solutions, Inc.

to Award Free Move to Deserving Recipient Through Contest

WARRENVILLE, IL. Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc. and Bekins Moving Solutions, Inc. will be giving away full-service packing and moving services with a retail value of up to $7,500. Bekins A-1/BMS has partnered with CDS Moving Equipment, Inc. who will supply the necessary protective wrapping paper, bubble wrap, boxes and supplies to the selected family/individual.  Bekins A-1/BMS will begin accepting submissions today for a free move giveaway that contestants will submit a written essay or video explaining why they or someone they know deserves a free full-service move.  Submissions must be received on or before March 4, 2011 and the move must occur between April 7 and December 31, 2011.

Bekins A-1/BMS Chairman of the Board, David Caruso, said, the continued housing and credit market struggles have certainly hit moving companies, but they (Bekins A-1/BMS) still wanted to help the economic struggle of one family. Terry Kostoff, Bekins A-1/BMS President said, “We’re looking forward to giving back to the communities we serve.  It’s exciting to be able to provide assistance to someone who really needs and deserves it.”

In order to qualify for the contest, an essay of no more than 250 words with a still photo or a video of no more than 1 minute, along with a still photo must be submitted.  The free move giveaway is open to legal US Citizens and void where prohibited.  Moves must occur within the lower 48 states and does not include international moves.  For more information about the contest and contest rules, please visit

Bekins A-1/BMS are full-service movers with 21 agent-owned locations nationwide and are one of America’s largest and most respected moving and storage companies.  In March of 2010 was launched, marking the first website in the relocation industry built for complete and accurate moving estimates, scheduling live appointments and booking a move, all online.  CDS Moving Equipment, Inc. is a one-stop-shop for Moving Equipment, Warehouse Supplies, and Packing Material.  CDS has manufacturing facilities totaling over 115,000 square feet and is located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Las Vegas and Chicago.

Bekins A-1 Movers, Inc.     •      30 W. 196 Calumet Avenue     •     Warrenville, IL 60555