Do you know someone who could be the next Great American Worker? Someone who should be recognized for their dedication to community involvement, productivity, and safety? If you answered yes, you need to keep reading!
The makers of Brawny Industrial® wipers have have officially kicked off the Great American Worker contest, an annual Georgia-Pacific Professional event that salutes the efforts of the unsung heroes of American industry.
What Can I Win?
The grand prize winner will receive a Ford® F-150 Truck! First prize is a DeWALT® Combo Kit (ARV $279), and 25 Second Prize Winners will receive Georgia-Pacific paper products valued at $70.
Who Qualifies for the contest?
Those who are plant managers, floor supervisors, assembly line operators, truck drivers, mechanics, and workers in manufacturing, automotive, construction, logistics, food service, and other U.S. industries are eligible.
How Do I Enter?
Candidates nominate themselves online at www.brawnyindustrialGAW.com.
What are the Requirements?
Contestants must submit a short essay telling why they are the Great American Worker and how their commitment, dedication, and leadership have made a difference on the job and in the community.
What is the Essay Theme?
“Get Work Done.” We are looking for stories about the things that inspire American workers to get the job done safely and correctly the first time around so they have personal time to relax, recharge, and ‘be there’ for their families and communities.
How will the Voting Work?
The top 10 entries who receive the most points from judges will be entered in the Grand Prize community voting phase. Friends, family and co-workers are invited to register to vote on the contest website during this phase. The contestant with the highest final score will be selected as this year’s Great American Worker and will receive the new Ford F-150.
- Each voter is limited to one (1) vote per day for each one of the finalists during the voting phase.
- Voters who submit a vote for one (1) of the finalists will receive one (1) entry into a sweepstakes for a chance to win a DeWALT® Combo Kit or a Georgia-Pacific Product Pack.
Can You Share the Timeframe of the Contest?
- Nominations accepted: March 5-July 7, 2013
- Judging: July 8-July 25, 2013
- Community voting: July 26-September 20, 2013
- Votes tabulated: September 21-October 14, 2013
- Winners announced: On or about October 15, 2013
So, there you have it! If you know someone who should be considered for the Great American Worker contest, please tell them about this post and encourage them to enter. Remember, you can’t win if you don’t enter, so it’s worth a shot! You have until July 7th to get your entries in, and I hope you will all take a moment to do so.
Good luck to those who enter!
Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by the PR firm for Georgia Pacific Products. I will receive a gift card for my time in crafting this post.