Vote Now to Decide Official Rebuilding Together 2010 Tradesperson of the Year
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, announced the six finalists in its national contest: Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ - presented by WD-40. Rebuilding Together has partnered with WD-40, On the House with the Carey Brothers, Sears Blue Tool Crew, Extended Stay by Choice Hotels, HGTVPro.com, and eLocal, to find skilled tradespersons that give back to their community and add value to their industry.
The national campaign accumulated nearly 200 nominations for eligible skilled tradespersons who have made an impact in their communities through their work and trades. Six finalists have been chosen from this incredible group of tradespeople. Public voting will determine the grand prize winner.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a trip for 2 to the Super Bowl, including a five-day, four-night stay at a Choice Extended Stay hotel, and $15,000 worth of tools and products courtesy of Sears Blue Tool Crew. Runners-up and nominators will receive a variety of tool and product packages with a minimum value of $1,000 courtesy of Sears Blue Tool Crew.
The six finalists are: Angelo, painter for Joseph Tavone Painting Co.; Dan, contractor for D. Benjamen Brown Construction; Bill, carpenter for Curry Construction; Steve, roofer for DryHome Roofing and Siding; David, HVAC/plumber for Liszeski Plumbing; and William, electrician for Electricians Local 164.
The public can vote online to determine the Grand Prize winner beginning December 10. The winner will be announced on an "On the House" radio broadcast on January 8. To learn more about the nationwide contest and to vote for one of the finalists, visit: www.rttradespersonoftheyear.com.
About Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ - Presented by WD-40
Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ – Presented by WD-40® is a partnership between Rebuilding Together® and WD-40, with support from our national radio partner, "On the House with the Carey Brothers," Sears Blue Tool Crew, Extended Stay by Choice Hotels, HGTVPro.com, and eLocal. Together, we are conducting a nationwide search to recognize an individual who gives back to the community and adds value to his or her skilled trade industry. Six finalists will be chosen from those nominated. The Grand Prize winner will receive a Super Bowl getaway for two and $15,000 worth of tools and products courtesy of Sears Blue Tool Crew and WD-40. Find out more and nominate your Rebuilding Together Tradesperson of the Year™ candidate at www.rttradespersonoftheyear.com.
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served. With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled trades people, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates in America's largest cities and smallest towns make life considerably better for thousands of low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live by completing 10,000 projects per year. Rebuilding Together has programs dedicated to energy efficiency, veteran's housing, aging in place and gulf coast reconstruction. For more information, visit www.RebuildingTogether.org. You can also follow Rebuilding Together on Twitter @rebldgtogthr or become a fan on Facebook at Facebook.com/RebuildingTogether.
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