RighTime® Home Services Partners with Temecula Education Foundation for Annual “Think Green” Contest
Call for Entries: Temecula Valley Unified School District Students Invited to Participate in Energy Conservation Contest for a Chance to Win Cash Prizes at April 30 Taste of Temecula Valley
RIVERSIDE, California – Mar. 1, 2016 – RighTime® Home Services, a residential heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical company in Riverside, today announced the fourth annual “Think Green” Contest,” in partnership with the Temecula Education Foundation (TEF). The Think Green Contest invites students in the Temecula Valley Unified School District to submit ideas in the form of a written essay, drawing, model or video on how to conserve energy in their communities, between March 15 and April 15, 2016 for a chance to win cash prizes. Winners will be announced at the 6th Annual Taste of Temecula Valley on April 30, 2016.
RighTime Home Services and the TEF, an organization committed to providing exceptional learning opportunities for the community and its students, are encouraging kindergarten through 12th grade students to enter their best entries for the Think Green Contest, explaining how to reduce the load on the energy grid and share the type of impact their idea could have on the community. The contest, running between March 15 and April 15, is open to all “green” ideas and will be divided into the following categories based on grade level; elementary school (K-‐5th grade), middle school (6th-‐8th grade) and high school (9th-‐12th grade). The high school student with the winning idea will be awarded a $500 cash prize; the middle school and elementary school finalists will be awarded $300 and $200 cash prizes, respectively. In addition, RighTime Home Services will match the total prize earnings with a $1,000 donation to the TEF.
“We’re thrilled to be announcing the fourth annual Think Green Contest here in the Temecula Valley,” said Rick Cubas, regional manager of the RighTime Riverside Division. “We hope to continue bringing awareness about energy conservation, while giving children the opportunity to expand their critical-‐thinking skills. Over the years, we’ve received some amazing entries from talented students at all levels. We can’t wait to see what this year has in store!
In addition, RighTime is offering Temecula Valley residents and parents a special spring discount. Schedule a spring HVAC tune-‐up with RighTime Home Services between the months of March and May for $49, regularly priced at $129. An HVAC tune-‐up includes a thorough inspection of your HVAC unit’s longevity, cleanliness, energy efficiency and performance. This tune up can help ensure that winter toxins are eliminated, spring allergy triggers are minimized, and your family’s air can be clean and cool all summer long.
To enter, students must submit an energy-‐saving idea in the form of a written essay, drawing, model or video. All entries must include a thorough explanation, the potential impact of the idea on the economy and/or community, and how the idea can be implemented throughout their community. Projects must be submitted to RTHSThinkGreen@boltpr.com no later than April 15.
For more information about the “Think Green” contest, please visit the Temecula Education Foundation website, email RTHSThinkGreen@boltpr.com or call (949) 701-‐3443. For more information about the TEF, visit temeculaeducationfoundation.org. To learn more about RighTime Home Services’ heating, air conditioning and plumbing services, visit https://www.rightimeservices.com.
About RighTime® Home Services
RighTime® Home Services is the leading home service provider in Southern California. With offices in Riverside, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and San Diego, RighTime Home Services’ service-‐area reaches over 22 million people with Air Conditioning & Heating, Plumbing, and Electrical, repair, and maintenance. For more information, visit https://www.rightimeservices.com or call (877) 959-‐5025.
About the Temecula Education Foundation
The Temecula Education Foundation (TEF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit established to support students and teachers in the Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD). The mission of the Temecula Education Foundation (formerly the Temecula Valley Foundation for Excellence in Education) is to provide increased educational opportunities for all TVUSD students. The foundation’s all-‐volunteer board of directors includes parents, local business owners, community members, and educators. The overall goal of the foundation is to support curriculum enhancement and enrichment programs, especially in the arts. More information regarding the Temecula Education Foundation can be found temeculaeducationfoundation.org.
CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS -‐ 2016
No purchase or payment necessary. The Sponsor of the Contest is RighTime®, a residential heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical company in Riverside, Calif. Purchase of any RighTime service is not required and will not improve chance of winning.
The contest is open to kids in grades K-‐12th in the Temecula Valley Unified School District. Employees of the Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and internet agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
2. Promotion Period
Contest entries valid only March 14 through April 15, 2016. Limit one entry per participating student.
3. How to Enter
Participants (K through 12th grade) are to submit an energy-‐savings idea in the form of a written essay, drawing or model. All submissions must include an explanation of the energy-‐savings idea, the potential impact on the community and how the idea can be implemented. Entries that do not meet the above criteria may not be considered. Participants are to submit their project ideas via email to RTHSthinkgreen@boltpr.com no later than April 15, 2016. All submissions must include the full name, phone number, address and email as well as the student’s grade, teacher and school name.
4. Winner Selection/Notification
No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold RighTime and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless RighTime and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless from and against any and all liability and damages. By participating in this contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor. Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the prize or in the announcement of the prize. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. The submissions will be divided into categories based on grade level; elementary school will consist of K through 5th grade, middle school 6th through 8th grade and high school 9th through 12th grade. One grand prize winner in each category will receive the following prizes, a $500 grant for high school, a $300 grant for middle school and a $200 grant for elementary school. Winners will be selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor based on the participants’ ability to describe the energy-‐ savings idea, its potential impact on our community and how the idea can be put into place. The winners will be selected and announced no later than Saturday, April 30, 2016 and will receive their prize no later than May 20, 2016.
5. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and thedecisions of the Sponsor and Administrator which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Promotion; and (b) indemnify, defend, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Administratorand each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers andany other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising orpromoting the Promotion, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against anyand all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to an entrant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse of a prize and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry.
Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, byparticipation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes each winner’s consent to allowSponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s class representative name, school, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission. Winner agrees to work with the Sponsor and its representatives to provide all requested information and materials, within reasonable privacy standards, to execute the aforementioned publicity.
7. General Conditions
Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor and Administrator in their sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor and Administrator may award the prize for the drawing(s) at issue at random from among all non-‐suspect, eligible entries received for such drawing(s) up to time of such action. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right in their sole discretion to
disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s or Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor. Sponsor not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the prize or in the announcement of the prize. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
SPONSOR: RighTime® Air Conditioning, Heating, Plumbing and Electrical