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Pioneer Electric Celebrates Local Heroes in the Fifth Annual #WhoPowersYou Contest

Pioneer Electric along with Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives, is pleased to announce the fifth annual #WhoPowersYou Contest celebrating local heroes. It’s a chance for Pioneer members and employees to nominate someone making a difference in the community and an opportunity to celebrate the power of human connections. In addition to being nationally recognized, nominees can win up to $5,000 for the cause they champion.

To nominate a local hero members and employees or Pioneer Electric can go to and submit their nominee’s name, photo and a brief description of how they make a difference locally. Nominations opened on September 8, 2020, and must be submitted by midnight on October 9, 2020.

An independent panel of judges will select winning entry based upon the positive community impact and creativity of the entry. The winners will be announced in October.

Prize money totaling $9,000 will be awarded as follows:
  • Grand Prize: $5,000
  • Second Place: $2,000
  • Third Place: $1,500
  • Honorable Mention: $500

Pioneer Electric and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives launched the #WhoPowersYou Contest in 2016 to celebrate people making a powerful impact in their community. Only members of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, including Pioneer, are eligible to participate.

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