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 October Where is This photo taken by Renee Gannon proved to be a tricky one. The photo features a black bear protruding out of the New Bern City Hall clock tower, located at the corner of Pollack and Craven Streets. But the angle of the photo suggested it was snapped at the New Bern Firemen’s Museum on Broad St., which also has a black bear protruding from the brick wall. Because of the confusion, both answers were accepted. Why black bears in New Bern? When founded in 1710, a group of hunters named the Swiss and German settlement in honor of Bern, Switzerland. The black bear happened to be the first animal the hunters came across. And Bern is the old Germanic word for Bear. The bears featured at city hall and the museum are modeled after Bern’s medieval long-tongued bear symbol. New Bern features more than 20 fiberglass bears throughout the downtown area. The winning entry chosen at random from all the correct submissions came from Sharon Utsman of Statesville, an EnergyUnited member.
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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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