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8 Local schools are vying to win a share in $100,000 in cash from Big Lots
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8 Local schools are vying to win a share in $100,000 in cash from Big Lots

Lithonia, Ga --    THE POLLS ARE NOW OPEN AS BIG LOTS KICKS OFF 4th ANNUAL VIDEO CONTEST

The following eight schools are all vying for a chance to win a share of the $100,000 in cash prizes:

  • Annette Winn Elementary School – Lithia Springs
  • Columbia Elementary School – Decatur
  • Conyers Middle School – Conyers
  • Hightower Elementary School – Doraville
  • J.H. House Elementary School – Conyers
  • Middle Ridge Elementary School – Covington
  • Murphey Candler Elementary School – Lithonia
  • Turner Middle School – Lithia Springs

From June 6 through July 4, the public can vote for their favorite video entries up to three times a day by visiting www.biglots.com/lots2give. Those votes will determine the schools that will share $100,000 in cash prizes.  As part of the 2011 Lots2Give contest, the public is being invited to view the videos submitted by the participating schools and vote for their favorite. To enter the contest, schools submitted a 90 second video and a brief essay on why their school could use some additional financial support.

Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) is turning to America to determine the 35 winners in this year’s Lots2Give video contest by voting online for their favorite video. The contest is part of the fourth-annual Lots2Give program launched by Big Lots to help schools in need of financial support across America.

Big Lots asked participating schools to put their creativity to the test by submitting a short video and brief essay explaining why their school is in need of financial support. Cash prizes include 30 second place prizes worth $2,000 each, four $5,000 first place prizes, and one $20,000 grand prize – the contest’s biggest prize ever.

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