12-13-2006, 09:48 AM #1
FireDog Across America Contest- Win $$ For Your Firehouse
I did a search, and didn't find anything here, not sure if it has been posted. So figured I'd share, and good luck!
I recieved this message yesterday, and this is a legit contest and a great oppurtunity!
My name is Rachelle Lacroix. I am getting in touch with EMTBravo.com on behalf of Circuit City and its brand new service, firedog, which has inspired a new nationwide “firedog Across America” contest to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to America’s firefighters. Click on the following link to view the contest site, featuring Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: http://web.firedog.com/acrossamerica/details.aspx. We’d be thrilled if you could let your site visitors know about the contest so they can help raise money for America’s fire safety professionals and win great prizes.
Circuit City’s new service, firedog, is a one-stop shop for consumers’ technology needs: www.firedog.com. Circuit City’s firedog technicians install, optimize, repair, and make technology purchases simple so consumers don't have to waste time with piles of manuals and tricky cables.
To help commemorate and launch the new firedog service in a unique, cause-focused way, Circuit City developed the contest, “firedog Across America,” which will provide great donations and prizes to local firehouses and the consumers that nominate them!
The contest works like this:
1.) Tell firedog Your Story
Tell firedog your personal story about how a local firehouse has demonstrated service to your community. If your story is chosen as one of 10 finalists, you will receive a $10,000 home “techover” from firedog and your fire station will receive a $20,000 donation.
2.) America Votes
Once the 10 finalist firehouses have been chosen, the stories will be posted on firedog.com and America will vote for their favorite.
3.) The Best Part, Everyone Wins
All of the finalist firehouses win. For every vote cast for a finalist firehouse, that finalist firehouse will receive a $1.00 donation (total donations based on voting for all 10 firehouses not to exceed $250,000). After 16 days, the station with the most votes will be the national grand-prize winner and receive an additional $100,000 donation!
The firedog Across America contest was launched last week. As part of the launch, Circuit City and firedog also presented $100,000 donations to both the FDNY Foundation, which supports New York City Fire Department initiatives, and the National Law Enforcement and Firefighters Children's Foundation for its efforts in helping children of law enforcement and firefighting personnel. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and New York City Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta were on hand to receive the donations.
Again, we wanted to share information about the firedog Across America contest on the EMTBravo.com site in hopes that you would let your visitors know about it and help us honor and generate donations for America’s fire safety community. Please let us know if you decide to let your readers know about it and let me know if I can provide you with any other information!
RachelleMy Fire Apparatus Photos: x635Photos.com
Seth G., Round Rock Texas
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