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December 4, 2013

Conservation district enters contest

NEW CASTLE — The Lawrence County Conservation District has entered Pennsylvania American Water Co.’s Community Investment Challenge contest.

Facebook users will determine the grant awards and voting is open until Sunday.

The district’s project is creating rain barrels for New Castle.

To vote on the proposal, Facebook users should visit the Pennsylvania American Water Facebook contest page, at www.amwater.com/facebook/pa. Once there, they can click on “like” Pennsylvania American Water, then on the “Community Investment Challenge” tab to vote for their favorite entry.

Voters may vote once every 24 hours. Awards will be announced later this month.

The top three projects receiving the most votes on the company’s Facebook contest page will receive $1,000 for first-place, $700 for second place and $300 for third place.

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