Oregon Trail Electric Co-op (OTEC), along with Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, is pleased to announce the #WhoPowersYou contest celebrating local heroes. It’s a chance for OTEC member-owners to nominate someone making a difference in the community and an opportunity to celebrate the power of human connections.
In addition to being locally and nationally recognized, nominees can win up to $5,000 for the cause they champion.
To nominate a local hero, co-op member-owners can go online to whopowersyou.com and submit their nominee’s name, photo and a brief description of how they make a difference locally. Nominations are already open and must be electronically submitted by midnight on October 9, 2020.
An independent panel of judges will select winning entries based upon the positive community impact and creativity of the entry. The winners will be announced in October.
Prize money totaling $9,000 will be awarded as follows:
- Grand Prize: $5,000
- Second place: $2,000
- Third place: $1,500
- Honorable mention: $500
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives launched the #WhoPowersYou contest to celebrate people making a powerful impact in their community. Only members of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, including Oregon Trail Electric Co-op, are eligible to participate. This is a nationwide contest.
Submit your nominee at https://www.touchstoneenergy.com/who-powers-you
About Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
Touchstone Energy Cooperative (www.touchstoneenergy.com) is a national network of more than 700 electric cooperatives dedicated to serving their members and communities with integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. Touchstone Energy co-ops collectively deliver power and energy solutions to more than 30 million members each day.