#WhoPowersYou contest returns for fourth year

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August 19, 2019

Cuivre River Electric Cooperative, in partnership with Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, is pleased to announce the fourth annual #WhoPowersYou Contest, celebrating local heroes. It’s a chance for CREC members and employees to nominate someone making a difference in our community and an opportunity to celebrate the power of human connections. In addition to being nationally recognized, nominees can win up to $5,000 for the cause they champion.

#WhoPowersYou contest returns for fourth year

To nominate a local hero in our co-op community, CREC members and employees can go to whopowersyou.com and submit their nominee’s name, photo and a brief description of how they make a difference in our community. Nominations must be submitted by midnight on September 6. Only members of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, including those in CREC, are eligible to nominate.

Winners will be announced in October. An independent panel of judges will select winners based upon the positive impact they make on the community, creativity of the entry and the number of votes they receive.

Prize money totaling $9,000 will be awarded to the following winners:

  • Grand Prize Winner: $5,000
  • Second Place: $2,000
  • Third Place: $1,500
  • Honorable Mention: $500

CREC and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives launched the #WhoPowersYou Contest is 2016 to celebrate people making a powerful impact in their community.