JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation today commences a search for the next big environmental idea with The Tomorrow Moves Project contest on Facebook. The company is encouraging individuals to "like" its Facebook page and submit an idea that describes how they would help protect the environment for tomorrow. A panel of judges will choose two winners who will each receive a $5,000 cash prize.
By issuing a direct challenge to anyone with an interest in safeguarding our environmental future one action at a time, the company will engage a broader online audience and generate creative thoughts around solutions for the environment. "Freight rail is a proven leader in terms of transporting freight in an environmentally responsible way," said Carl Gerhardstein, assistant vice president, environmental systems and sustainability at CSX, and one of the judges for the contest. "The Tomorrow Moves Project will advance the ongoing discussion about environmental leadership and identify at least two individuals who are promising leaders in the green arena."
Enter the contest by "liking" the official CSX Facebook page and, in 200 words or less, tell CSX what you would do to help protect the environment for tomorrow. Contest entrants can also upload a photo to support their entry. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 13 to be eligible. Entrants should encourage their friends to vote for their ideas on the CSX Facebook page. The 10 entries with the most votes from the public will be reviewed by the judges, who will select two final winners on May 19. For more information to enter or vote in The Tomorrow Moves Project, visit the official CSX Facebook page. Learn about The Tomorrow Moves Project by watching this video.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia, and connects to more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at the company's web site, www.csx.com.
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