National Cooperative Month Giveaway
October is National Cooperative Month, and Carolina Country is celebrating by giving away gift bundles to three cooperative member-owners!
Please note: You must be a member of an NC Electric Cooperative to enter this contest. A list of all these cooperatives is available at ncelectriccooperatives.com. If you receive a free copy of Carolina Country in the mail, you qualify.
Each winner will receive:
- A copy of "Carolina Country Reflections" coffee-table book
- A copy of "Carolina Country Kitchen" cookbook
- A copy of "You Know You're From Carolina Country If . . ."
- Full-size umbrella
- Drawstring cinch sac
- Double USB wall/car charger
- Flashlight key chain
- 2 heavy-duty chip clips
Enter below by telling us what you love about your co-op, then earn extra entries by liking, sharing and following us! Contest ends October 31.
Official Rules: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. By entering this sweepstakes you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Carolina Country Magazine (“CC”) reserves the right at its discretion to exclude any entrant that does not abide by these terms and conditions. This sweepstakes is open to private North Carolina residents aged eighteen (18) and over who are members of a NC Electric Cooperative only. Winners will be chosen at random from entries and will be contacted by email. We will select a winner within 3 days of the giveaway’s completion, and prizes will be sent out within 30 days of the draw. If the winner does not respond to claim their prize within 72 hours, CC reserves the right to select a new winner. The winner(s) will receive the prize as outlined on the sweepstakes page. There are no alternatives to these prizes. They are as stated and are non-transferable. If due to circumstances beyond the control of CC, CC is unable to choose a winner or provide the stated prizes, CC reserves the right to cancel the sweepstakes at any time. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier. CC accepts no responsibility or liability for any disappointment, costs, damage or losses to persons or prizes as a result of this sweepstakes. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or any third parties. Any personal data relating to the entrants will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
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Where in Carolina Country is This?
The May magazine scene, taken by Quandarius McKnight of Thomasville, features familiar elements of downtown Thomasville at Randolph and Main Streets, including the Big Chair (honoring the local furniture industry), railroad tracks and clock tower. Many submissions included the phrase “You can see the Big Chair!” More than 250 submissions included 224 correct and 35 incorrect — with guesses ranging from Spencer and Saluda to Hickory and Hamlet. The original wooden Duncan Phyfe chair was built in 1922 and lasted until 1936. The current chair built in 1951 is made from concrete. James Harris commented that the chair’s base holds a time capsule to be opened in 2051. The town is often referred to as “Chair Town” or “Chair City.” Mrs. Simon Downs added that the parking lot shown originally served as a pig lot that sold animals and vegetables. The town erected the clock in 2002 to commemorate Thomasville’s 150th anniversary. It plays music on the hour as well. The winning entry chosen at random from all correct submissions came from Brunswick Electric member Thomas Shoaf of Supply.
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Where Life Takes Us
We're also looking for uplifting stories for Carolina Country's “Where Life Takes Us” series. Describe an inspiring person who is helping others today, or share your own journey. Include pictures please. You can also view stories from other folks at our web version of "Where Life Takes Us."
Carolina Country magazine's "I Remember" series each month publishes a selection of your stories and pictures about your recollections of people, events, scenes — whatever memories mean a lot to you. Share your fond (or not so fond) memories. You can also view stories from other folks at our web version of "I Remember."
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