Reward your community through Drive to Thrive contest

- Growers and other ag professionals invited to describe how agriculture drives their communities to thrive

- Ten finalists will win mini touch-screen tablets; one grand prizewinner will receive $500 gift card and $1,000 donation to favorite local charity

- Enter soon because entry deadline is June 1, 2015

May 19, 2015, 09:04 ET from Syngenta

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta is giving growers and other agricultural professionals a chance to reward their communities through the second annual Drive to Thrive contest. But act quickly because the deadline for entering is fast-approaching.

The application process, which ends June 1, 2015, is simple:

  • Click on the easy-to-use online entry form.
  • Briefly describe how agriculture makes your community thrive.
  • Then, upload a photograph or video that visually supports your written entry.

Shortly after the entry deadline, a panel of judges will choose 10 finalists, who will each receive a mini touch-screen tablet. Syngenta will then post all finalists' entries on the Thrive website and ask visitors to help choose the grand prizewinner by voting online. These votes, along with the judges' scores, will determine the winner. The grand prize is a $500 gift card, plus Syngenta will donate $1,000 to the winner's favorite local charity or civic organization. Online voting ends Sept. 1, 2015, with Syngenta announcing the grand prizewinner in October.

For more information about the Drive to Thrive contest, visit www.syngentathrive.com. Join the conversation online – connect with us at social.SyngentaUS.com.

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