firedog Launches Contest to Support Firefighters
The 10 winning essays will be announced on April 28. Each finalist firehouse will receive a prize of $20,000. The authors of each winning essay will receive a home “techover” valued at $10,000, courtesy of firedog. People will be invited to vote at www.firedog.com for one story among the 10 finalists that most inspires them. For each vote received online, Circuit City will make a matching donation up to $250,000, to be distributed proportionally among the finalists based on the number of votes cast. On May 14 the firehouse with the most votes will be awarded a grand prize of $100,000.