Pentel of America® Wants To Give $250,000 to Your School - and $250,000 to You Power of Pentel™ Sweepstakes shows you how to be a school hero this summer

TORRANCE, Calif., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever dreamed of being a superhero? You now have the chance with the summer-long Power of Pentel Sweepstakes, a promotion that gives consumers the chance to win $500,000$250,000 for the winner and $250,000 for a school of the winner's choosing.

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To participate, simply buy marked packages of Pentel EnerGel-X® pens or mail in for a code (no purchase necessary). Then visit and enter the code to see if you can "Unleash the Power of Pentel." There is no limit to the number of entries and Pentel will be awarding second chance prizes via random drawings every week. Plus, fans of Pentel can engage in fun, hero-themed contests on the company's social sites, like Facebook®, Instagram®, Twitter® and Pinterest®.

"In this time of cutbacks to education, Pentel really wanted to give back to our schools," states Pentel of America's Director of Marketing, Ilene Albert-Nelson. "Everyone wants to give more to their neighborhood school or alma mater. The Power of Pentel Sweepstakes gives them the chance to do more when they purchase EnerGel-X pens as part of their office, home or back-to-school supplies."

What would you do with $250,000? Pay for college tuition, take the family on a cruise around the world, pay off your mortgage or start a small business? Now imagine what your school could do with $250,000 – build a new library, buy laptops for every student, create a scholarship program or install new playground equipment. The possibilities are endless with the "Power of Pentel."

EnerGel-X pens feature a blend of liquid and gel inks that offer a smooth writing experience. These quick-drying pens are a favorite of left-handers since they won't smear, smudge or glob. Plus EnerGel-X pens are part of Pentel's exclusive Recycology™ program and are made from 84% recycled materials. Not only can you be a local school hero, you can also be a hero for the environment with EnerGel-X.

About Pentel of America
Pentel of America is a division of Pentel Company, Ltd., which has been producing the world's favorite writing instruments for over half a century.  Pentel is committed to quality, is known for innovation and is responsible for the development of many of the writing instruments in use around the world today.  Pentel developed the Sign Pen®, the world's first acrylic fiber tipped pen; Pentel Arts®, high-quality arts and crafts supplies; Recycology™, an eco-friendly line of writing instruments; and Super Hi-Polymer® lead - the #1 selling lead refill in the United States.  Pentel of America is based in Torrance, California.
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Contact: Jason Cole
Digital Marketing Manager
Pentel of America

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