Peoples Bank
Working Together. Building Success.
Community Sweepstakes Official Rules

Description: The Working Together. Building Success. Community Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on November 3, 2014 with the nomination of charities local to the Newark, Mt. Vernon, Coshocton, New Philadelphia and Heath, OH, markets to receive a $10,000 donation from Peoples Bank. Nominations end at 11:59 p.m. EST on December 5, 2014. The top five (5) nominated charities will be the contestants for the $10,000 donation from Peoples Bank. The public will vote on the final winner from these charities.

The sweepstakes to vote for which of the top nominated charities to win the $10,000 donation from Peoples Bank will begin at 12:00 a.m. EST on January 5, 2015. Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on February 28, 2015. The winner will be drawn on or before March 6, 2015.

Who Can Enter
1. The sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia (U.S.) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and who have a valid driver’s license, as of date of entry.

2. Peoples Bank staff, directors, vendors or other associated parties are not eligible to participate.

How to Nominate a Charity: There are two (2) ways to nominate a charity to be eligible to receive the $10,000 donation. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

1. VIA ENTRY FORM: To nominate a charity, complete the entry form available at the Peoples Bank displays located at area business and community group locations throughout the Newark, Mt. Vernon, Coshocton, New Philadelphia and Heath communities.  Limit one (1) entry per person or email address per day.

2. VIA PEOPLES BANK OFFICE: To nominate a charity, complete the entry form available at local Peoples Bank offices:


COSHOCTON MAIN OFFICE 
200 Main Street, Coshocton, OH 43812 
PH:(740) 622-8311

COSHOCTON EAST POINT OFFICE 
1100 Walnut Street, Coshocton, OH 43812
PH:(740) 622-9089 

MOUNT VERNON
1345 Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
PH:(740) 397-2277
NEWARK OFFICE 
1180 North 21st Street, Newark, OH 43055 
PH:(740) 366-3900

HEATH OFFICE
1066 Hebron Road, Heath, OH 43056
PH:(740) 522-1335

NEW PHILADELPHIA OFFICE 
1309 Fourth Street, NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
PH:(330) 343-9800


3. VIA MAIL: To nominate a charity, mail in a 3- x 5-inch piece of paper, on which you have hand printed your name, address, email address and the words “Working Together. Building Success. Community Sweepstakes” to Peoples Bank, Attn: Marketing, 138 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH 45750. Each mail entry must be mailed separately. All mail entries for charity nomination must be postmarked by December 5, 2014 and received by December 9, 2014. Limit one entry per person per day.

To nominate a charity, limit one (1) entry per person per day, regardless of method of entry. In the event more than one entry per day is received from any one person, the first entry processed for that period (as applicable) will be considered. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted. Peoples Bank is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete or misdirected entries or for printing errors. Entrants are responsible for all charges imposed by their Internet service provider and/or wireless service provider (as applicable), including any applicable taxes on such services, in connection with submission of an entry. All entries become the property of Peoples Bank, and the entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

How to Vote for Charity: There are two (2) ways to vote for a charity to receive the $10,000 donation and simultaneously enter to win a $5,000 prize for an individual. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

1. VIA ONLINE: To vote for a charity, visit www.WorkingTogetherBuildingSuccess.com. Limit one (1) online entry per person or email address per day.

2. VIA MAIL: To vote for a charity, mail in a 3- x 5-inch piece of paper, on which you have hand printed your name, address, email address and the words “Working Together. Building Success. Community Sweepstakes” to Peoples Bank, Attn: Marketing, 138 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH 45750. Each mail entry must be mailed separately. All mail entries for charity votes must be postmarked by February 28, 2105 and received by March 6, 2015. Limit one entry per person per day.

Each vote for a charity enters the individual voting into the sweepstakes for a $5,000 cash prize.
To vote, limit one (1) entry per person or email address per day, regardless of method of entry. In the event more than one entry per day is received from any one person or email address, the first entry processed for that period (as applicable) will be considered. No mechanically reproduced or completed entries will be accepted. Peoples Bank is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete or misdirected entries or for printing errors. Entrants are responsible for all charges imposed by their Internet service provider and/or wireless service provider (as applicable), including any applicable taxes on such services, in connection with submission of an entry. All entries become the property of Peoples Bank, and the entries will not be acknowledged or returned.

Winner selection and verification: 

1. A total of five (5) local charities will be chosen in the Newark, Mt. Vernon, Coshocton, New Philadelphia and Heath, OH markets from nominations received by 12/5/14. Upon acceptance from charity, these charities will be eligible to receive votes for a $10,000 donation. Charities considered would be described as nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

2. Of the top five (5) charities nominated, the final charity selected to receive a $10,000 donation from Peoples Bank will be determined by number of public votes received between 12:00 a.m. EST on January 5, 2015 and 11:59 p.m. EST on February 28, 2015. Winner will be announced on or before March 6, 2015.

3. A total of one (1) individual winner of a $5,000 cash prize will be selected from entries received between 12:00 a.m. EST on January 5, 2015 and 11:59 p.m. EST on February 28, 2015. Winner will be announced on or before March 6, 2015.

4. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for donations except at the sole discretion of Peoples Bank. Peoples Bank has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. 
5. Peoples Bank is not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the donation.

Prizes: The following donation/prize will be awarded

  1. One (1) Lump Sum Donation – One $10,000 donation will be awarded to the approved charity that receives the most votes during applicable sweepstakes period.
  2. One (1) Lump Sum cash prize – One $5,000 cash prize will be awarded to an individual that is selected from all qualified entries received during the sweepstakes period.

Odds of Winning/Miscellaneous

1. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

2. Complete contest rules are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours at Peoples Bank and can also be found at www.WorkingTogetherBuildingSuccess.com.

3. For announcement of charity winner, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Peoples Bank Attn: Marketing, 138 Putnam Street, Marietta, OH 45750 by March 12, 2015.

4. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Peoples Bank accepts no responsibility or liability in connection with any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from the acceptance, possession or use of any prize awarded hereunder

5. The individual winner will be notified by phone. Before claiming prizes, winner must provide their correct name, address and telephone number to Peoples Bank at the time of notification. Winner must show picture identification to claim prizes. Winner must agree to sign a model release to Peoples Bank.  

6. If the winner cannot be notified within five (5) days another winner may be notified.  

7. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes except at the sole discretion of Peoples Bank. Peoples Bank has the right to substitute a prize of similar value. 

8. Winner is responsible for all taxes and tax reporting based on the estimated retail value of the prize as set forth in these rules.  

9. Contestants are eligible to win only one prize within any one-hundred and eighty day (180) period, regardless of the number of contests entered.  

10. Peoples Bank is not responsible for any liabilities arising directly or indirectly from the award or use of the prize.  

11. Peoples Bank cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information. Peoples Bank is not responsible for any computer or electronic malfunction, server unavailability, technological glitch or human error relating to this contest and/or the use of short-code.

12. Peoples Bank reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates.

13. Void where prohibited.