Who Are We Looking For?
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Are you an eco-extraordinaire who believes in the importance of living and traveling green and who hails from New York State? Or more importantly, do you strive to be one?
Then tell us why you should be I LOVE NEW YORK's next Greenest New Yorker. The ideal candidate is someone who is dedicated to living a sustainable lifestyle and who is passionate about spreading the green word. He/she is a natural ambassador who will carry the title with pride and enthusiasm, be an advocate for eco-tourism, and travel New York sharing that message.
Oh, and did we mention travel the state? For free? Plus, EscapeMaker.com will donate $500 to the green organization*of your choice!
To learn more about New York's green travel & tourism options, such as eco-certified hotels and restaurants, green transportation partners, and our Top 10 Green Destinations, visit iloveny.com/greenheart.
WINNERS WILL RECEIVE:
• Free travel around NYS (in their free time) for one year,
experiencing its green/eco-tourism offerings, courtesy
of I LOVE NEW YORK
• Minimum of 4 weekend getaways required °
(travel arrangements courtesy I LOVE NEW YORK)
• The official title of "Greenest New Yorker," extensive publicity and exposure for themselves and their sustainability work
• $500 donation made to the green organization* of their choice
WINNERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO°:
• Attend award ceremony in Brooklyn, NY on 4/30/11 at
EscapeMaker.com's Green Getaways, Local Food & Travel Expo
• Travel to minimum of 4 green destinations, courtesy of I LOVE NEW YORK
• Write monthly/bi-monthly blog focused on sustainability and green travel in NYS
• Make occasional appearances at events as travel and schedule allows
Submissions were DUE APRIL 5, 2011 BY MIDNIGHT. Public voting begins April 7, 2011 and ends April 17th. Finalists will be rated by the panel of expert judges† and the contest winner will be announced April 30, 2011 at the Expo in Brooklyn, NY.
* Must be a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, subject to final approval
° Subject to change at I LOVE NEW YORK's discretion
† Subject to final approval by I LOVE NEW YORK
Rules, Terms and Conditions.