Monday, April 22, 2013
Winner Stacie Stamper: "Everybody has a way to give."
The winner of the Patch Easter PEEPs contest is a diorama that shows a little marshmallow figure in a hard hat helping to build a home while other PEEPs cheer him (or her?) on. The entry by Stacie Stamper honors the work of the Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, which helps support the nonprofit’s mission to provide decent housing for low-income people around the world. "That's so exciting. How fun is that?" Stamper said when she learned that her entry had won. Second place goes to Martin Burrow of Winder, who used jelly beans and a glass jar to create a colorful PEEPs floral arrangement. Stamper, a Duluth resident, is the donations coordinator for the Gwinnett Habitat ReStore in Lawrenceville. Habitat ReStores take donations of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
We have six finalists and now it's up to you to help us choose a winner and 2 runners up! You have until noon Sunday, April 7 to cast your ballot. (Larger versions of these images are in a gallery below this poll.)
Want to see even more inspired ideas using PEEPs? Check out these PEEPs creations. And please take a moment to post a comment below to tell us why you voted for a particular piece of PEEP art. Readers, if you're having trouble seeing the poll, your mobile device may be incompatible with this tool. Please come back when you're at a computer.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
What can you make with the colorful marshmallow creatures? Enter the Patch Easter PEEPs Contest by 5 p.m. on March 31.
Monday, March 18, 2013
If you've got a creative streak and a passion for PEEPs, enter Patch's Easter PEEPs contest for a chance to win a great prize package.
PEEPS, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage, from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. Think you can invent something fun with PEEPs? Now's the time to show us that you are the most creative person in Georgia when it comes to using PEEPs as your medium! Enter Patch's Easter PEEPs photo contest. Here's how: Whether you enter the contest or not, Patch and the Peeps people want to offer you a discount on these colorful marshmallow treats. To get 20 percent off your order, go to peepsandcompany.com and use the promo code: PATCH. The discount is valid through …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Don't miss out on the opportunity to win up to $500 for your December electric bill and $100,000 for Oconee County Schools.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Are you decorating your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for Oconee County Schools and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Monday, November 26, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16 deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/oconee. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. So, what are you waiting for? …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Upload a photo of your favorite four-legged family member and your pet could vie to become The Top Dog in Georgia!
Readers - the entry period for this contest has closed. Please come back later this week to vote on the finalists! - The Editor Everyone knows their dog is the best. Now, Patch is giving you the chance to prove it with our Top Dog contest. Entering is simple: Starting Aug. 6, upload your favorite photo of your dog by clicking the "Upload Photos and Video" button at the top of this article. (It’s super easy – just make sure you are a registered user first). In the caption, tell us your dog’s name and what makes him or her so special. One photo per owner, please. Dog owners will have until 5 p.m. Aug. 20 to submit a photo of a canine companion. Five furry finalists will be selected by Patch Regional Editors and then you, dear readers, will …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Four lucky Patch readers won two tickets to see "Sweet Charity," now playing at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Dozens entered, but only a few could win. Patch held a contest to give away four pairs of tickets to see Sweet Charityat the Aurora Theatre, playing now through September 2nd. We randomly selected the winners, and here they are, listed by their user names: All winners have been notified by email. Congratulations and enjoy the show!
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Patch is giving away five pairs of tickets to see this play at the Aurora Theatre.
Fore! Actually, five. That’s how many pairs of tickets we’re giving away to see The Fox on the Fairway, playing now at the Aurora Theatre in Downtown Lawrenceville. Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway is a comedy about golf and a rivalry between two country clubs. Ludwig also wrote Moon Over Buffalo and Lend Me a Tenor. The winners will be able to go to a show of their choice between Thursday, May 24th and Sunday, May 27th. To enter, simply tell us why you like local theater in the comment section below. All eligible entries must be submitted by Wednesday, May 23rd at 11:59am. We'll randomly choose five winners from all of the commenters. Good luck!
Monday, February 6, 2012
Treat your special someone to a pre-Valentine’s night at the Atlanta Ballet.
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Monday, February 6, 2012
UPDATE: Readers, this contest has closed. Congratulations to winners Kate Leduc and Courtney Layfield. We hope you enjoy a wonderful night at the ballet! -- Patch The Atlanta Ballet and Patch want to offer you and your sweetie a special night out. We are giving away two pairs of tickets to the world premiere of Twyla Tharp’s The Princess and the Goblin. The performance, which will include 13 children from the Atlanta Ballet’s Centre for Dance Education, will be at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Tharpe is a world-renowned dancer and choreographer whose honors include a Tony Award, two Emmy Awards and a Kennedy Center Honor. She spent 10 weeks working with the Atlanta Ballet over the summer to create the dance, which will include …