Enter Circle of Lights coloring, essay contests

Show your creative side by participating in a coloring contest for a chance to flip the switch to turn on the lights at Monument Circle for the Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW 481.

Here's how you can enter the 50th Anniversary Coloring Contest:

Visit http://www.qc-indy.com to print coloring sheets or to find the contractor drop-off location nearest you.

Entries are accepted from Nov. 1 to Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. One child will be randomly chosen from all entries.

One entry per child; children ages 12 and under only. Entries will not be returned.

The winner will be contacted by Nov. 16, with the lighting event set for Nov. 23.

Entries can be mailed to:

Circle of Lights® Coloring Contest
1828 N. Meridian St., Ste. 115
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Entries can be dropped off at a Quality Connection Contractor or any Indiana Members Credit Union location.

Quality Connection
1828 N. Meridian St., Ste. 115
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Electrical Training Institute
1751 S. Lawndale Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46241

ERMCO
1625 W. Thompson Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46217

Long Electric
1310 S. Franklin Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Miller-Eads
4125 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Here's how you can enter the 50th Anniversary $1,000 Essay Contest:

Enter to win $1,000 "Value of Community Tradition" Essay Contest at http://www.qc-indy.com.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Circle of Lights®, College Choice 529, Indiana Members Credit Union and IVY Tech Community College join Quality Connection and IBEW #481 to announce a scholarship essay contest. 

Central Indiana students age 13-18 are invited to submit a short essay highlighting the value of community tradition.  A $1,000 college savings account deposit will be awarded to three finalists. 

Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of less than 500 words that demonstrates an understanding of community tradition such as the Circle of Lights®.

Students can use a variety of sources including newspaper articles, books and/or personal interviews to prepare their submission, due by Nov. 13. 

Finalists will be notified no later than Nov. 19 and will be acknowledged at Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection and Electrical Workers of IBEW 481 event Nov. 23, 2012.

Entry Rules:

  • Entry must be received by Nov. 13, 2012.
  • Submissions must be 500 words or less in length.
  • One entry per student; ages 13-18 only.
  • Submissions must be the student's original work.
  • You will be contacted by Nov. 19 if chosen.
  • Students must be central Indiana residents.
  • All entries must include students name and age, parents' name, email address and phone number.

 

Mail your entry to:

Circle of Lights® Essay Contest
1828 N. Meridian St., Ste. 115
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Email your entry to: colessay@qc-indy.com

Or drop off your entry at: a Quality Connection Contractor or any Indiana Members Credit Union location.

Quality Connection
1828 N. Meridian St., Ste. 115
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Electrical Training Institute
1751 S. Lawndale Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46241

ERMCO
1625 W. Thompson Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46217

Long Electric
1310 S. Franklin Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Miller-Eads
4125 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Visit http://www.qc-indy.com  to submit your essay online or to find the contractor drop off location nearest you. Employees and relatives of employees of any Circle of Lights® partner are not eligible.

More than 2,300 IBEW 481 electrical workers are employed by 80 union contractors of Quality Connection including:

AAA Electric
Alpha Electric, Inc.
Apple Electric, Inc.
Area Wide Electric
ATEC
Banta Electrical Contractors, Inc.
Barth Electric Co., Inc.
C & D Enterprise
Cache Valley Electric Co.
Carlin Electric
Cassady Electric
Charles Coonce Electrical Services
Christian Electric, LLC
Christy Electric
Complete Electrical
& Communications
Crew Technical Services
Dave O'Mara Contractor, Inc.
Divane Brothers Electric Co.
Eagle Electric Company
ECD
Electric Plus
Electrical Maintenance & Testing
Electrical Solutions Service, LLC
Elite Electrical Services, LLC
Ellison Electric, Inc.
Energy Systems Maintenance, LLC
ERMCO, Inc.
Fairchild Communication Systems, Inc.
Finch Constructors, Inc.
Goldman Electrical Contracting, Inc.
Green Electric, Inc.
High Voltage Maintenance Corp.
Hofmann Electrical, LLC
Hoosier Company, Inc.
Hoosier Industrial Electric
Huston Electric, Inc.
IMS Electric
Indianapolis Electric Co., Inc.
Industrial Electric, Inc.
J & J Electric
JE Brown Electric, Inc.
James H. Drew Corp.
Johns & Lohman Electric, Inc.
K. K. Hall, Inc.
Keith Electric Co.
LaFever Electric Co.
LARJAC Electric Co.
Leader Corp. of Indiana
Live Wire Consulting, Inc.
Lone Star Electric, LLC
Long Electric Co., Inc.
Majestic Electric, Inc.
Maverick Communications
& Electric, Inc.
Maxim Electric
Mendez Electric, LLC
Miller-Eads Co., Inc.
Monster Electric
Nading Mechanical, Inc.
Nugent Electric, Inc.
Payne Electric Co., Inc.
Pemberton-Davis Electric
Quality Controls & Electrical
Services, Inc.
R & M Electric, Inc.
Ramsey & North Mechanical
Services, Inc.
Red Hawk
Rosebrock, Inc.
RyBen Electric, LLC
Securall Technologies, Inc.
Shambaugh & Son, Inc.
Simple Electric, LLC
Storms-McMullen
Sun Electric, Inc.
Superior Electric, LLC
Swan Electrical Systems, LLC
TC Electric, Inc.
Tech Electronics of Indiana
Technology Electric, Inc.
Vaught Electric Co.
Web Connectivity, LLC
West Electric, Inc.
Wilkie Electric Co., Inc.
Wyatt Electric, Inc.

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