#FreedomSpiritWeeks

A NEW Summer Contest Series

#FreedomSpiritWeeks

Presented by Freedom Federal Credit Union

Enter June 12 – August 6, 2020

WIN UP TO $250 DOLLARS!

Freedom is proud to present a new summer contest series called #FreedomSpiritWeeks.  Every Friday during the contest period Freedom will challenge the public to submit entries according to the week’s theme on social media.  Entrants will be placed into a weekly drawing to win a $50 eGift Card.  Weekly winners along with other selected finalists will then have an opportunity to compete for a $250 prize in a final showdown at the end of the contest.

Your entry could win you a $50 eGift Card, or the Grand Prize— $250 DOLLARS! 

WEEKLY THEMES

June 12 – June 18 : GRADS WEEK

Show us your 2020 Pride! Enter a photo of a 2020 Graduate!

June 19 – June 25 : TAG LOCAL WEEK

No Photos Required for this one, but they are highly encouraged.  Tag a local Harford or Baltimore County restaurant or business and tell us why they’re great!

June 26 – July 2 : CHALK IT UP WEEK

It’s a masterpiece showcase!  Show us your sidewalk chalk creations!

July 3 – July 9 : WHAT’S FOR DINNER WEEK

Share a picture of a delectable dish you’ve made, and if you’re feeling extra generous, share the recipe too!

July 10 – July 16 : PROJECT PRIDE WEEK

Time to brag about your summer home improvement projects!  Let’s see what you’ve been working on!  Brownie points for Before and After photos!*

*Brownie points are NOT actually real points, but they sound delicious.

July 17 – July 23 : BACK TO NATURE WEEK

There’s nothing like enjoying the wonderful outdoors in the summertime, especially while indoor attractions remain widely unavailable. Share the glory, the fun, the hikes, and the gardens.

July 24 – July 30 : MY PURFECT PET WEEK

We know you have a bunch of pawsitively purfect pet photos you are just itching to share.  And we are so ready to bask in the cuteness of your fur babies.

July 31 – August 6 : SPIRIT WEEK

Get creative! Submit a fun photo of you and your crew!  Be goofy, silly, or beautiful! It’s up to you!

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Take a fun, creative picture according to the week’s theme
  2. Pick your preferred social channel
  3. Like or Follow Freedom’s page
  4. Post the picture in the comments on Freedom’s Contest Post or your own account using #FreedomSpiritWeeks
  5. Make sure your post is set to “public” and to tag Freedom
  6. Check Freedom’s Facebook page every Friday to see if you’re the winner and to try for the next challenge!

Members and non-members alike are welcome to enter. Enter each weekly contest up to 3 times, to maximize you chances of winning the weekly drawing and getting selected as a finalist for the Grand Prize. See our Contest Rules for full details.

HOW TO WIN A WEEKLY PRIZE:

  1. Submit up to 3 entries per week
  2. Submission are due by each Thursday at 11:59 pm during the contest period
  3. A winner will be selected by a Random Name Picker internet tool the following Friday morning

GRAND PRIZE INFO:

  1. Grand Prize Vote is scheduled to start 10:00 am on Thursday, August 13, 2020 and will run for 24 hours
  2. All 8 weekly winners are guaranteed to be finalists for the Grand Prize
  3. Additional finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges
  4. Finalists will compete to collect votes

HOW TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE:

  1. Freedom will re-post the finalist photos on our Facebook Page on August 13th at 10:00 am
  2. Every Like/Love = 1 Vote
  3. If you’re a finalist…come prepared to like and share your re-posted photo! Collect as many likes and loves as you can in 24 hours!
  4. WILDCARD FACTOR: Freedom employees are voting internally too. Their votes will have you guessing until the very end!
  5. Have Fun!

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#HeroNurses

LET’s CELEBRATE our #heronurses, HARFORD COUNTY!

WIN A $50 eGIFT CARD FOR A HARFORD COUNTY NURSE

#HeroNurses ContestLook for our #HeroNurses Photo Contest on our social media pages starting May 6th, 2020 running until Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

If you are a nurse or know a nurse who lives or works in Harford County…

1. POST a photo of a nurse (could be you!) in the comments on our Facebook or Twitter post
(Or use #HeroNurses and @FreedomFedCU on your public Instagram profile)

2. FOLLOW our social media page

3. SHARE our social media post

We will draw a winner Tuesday, May 12th, at about noon!

Visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to get started.
*Nurses may live and/or work in Harford County.  Nurses are welcome to enter themselves.

Golden Apple Educator Award 2020

Now Accepting Entries for the 2020 Golden Apple Annual Educator Awards

Golden Apple Educator Awards

We are now accepting entries for this year’s Golden Apple Educator Award! Entrants must be a Freedom Member and an employee at a Harford County school (public or private).

 

 

1. First Place – $2,000 Award
2. Second Place – $1,000 Award
3. First Runner-Up – $500 Award
4. Second Runner-Up $500 Award

To enter, submit an entry form and essay. The essay must describe how you would use the funds and why you should be the one to win! Scoring favors proposals demonstrating the greatest impact on local schools, classes, students, and/or the community at large.

Freedom Federal Credit Union is excited to add an additional $1,000 award to this year’s program! For the first time, Freedom will offer four Annual Educator Awards of $2,000, $1,000, $500 and $500 to Harford County Education Employees who may be a deserving teacher, school administrator or school support employee.

Scoring favors the idea with the greatest impact on local students, classes, schools, and/or the Harford County community.

To enter, complete the entry form and submit an essay that explains why you deserve the award. Your essay may address any or all of the following questions:

  1. What is your plan to benefit your students, your class or your school? How will this money help you implement your plan?
  2. Will you take a continuing education class or classes to improve your own education and expertise? (Please be specific.) How will your education improve your students’ learning?
  3. Will you purchase supplies for your school or classroom? How will the supplies help improve student learning? (Please provide as many quantitative details as possible.)
  4. Will your plan, training, or purchases affect the Harford County Community? If yes, how so?

Please submit your Golden Apple – Educator Award Entry Form 2020 and essay to [email protected] by May 30.

All entries will be reviewed by a panel of Freedom employees, volunteers and community partners.

  • Entry deadline is May 30, 2020 (NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE!)
  • Submit by email to [email protected]
  • We will announce the winner by June 15, 2020

LEARN ABOUT THE EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED TO HARFORD COUNTY EDUCATORS- EXPLORE THE REST OF THE GOLDEN APPLE PROGRAM!