Take the Earth Hour pledge

March 15th, 2011

Hey Rosslanders,   Take the Earth Hour Pledge…and help the Rossland Museum win a $5000 energy efficiency upgrade  from Fortis BC !  Just sign up following the link below. Pledge You can take the pledge now.  Its quick!  And then get your neighbours, family and friends to take the Pledge as well.  Fortis BC Earth Hour Pledge     What would you do with an hour in the dark?     On Saturday, March 26, at 8:30pm, lights will go off everywhere. It’s all part of Earth Hour, a global movement led by the World Wildlife Fund to encourage people to switch off for an hour to draw attention to the need to conserve energy.

Participation is easy. Turn off your lights and electronics for one hour. That’s it.

Take the Earth Hour Pledge and enter to win

Enter your pledge and let us know what you plan to do with that hour in the dark. You could win a weekend getaway at the Manteo Resort in Kelowna or a FortisBC prize pack that will help you save even more electricity.

Make your pledge.

Earn community pride & make a difference in your community

It’s not just about winning for yourself – your community could win too!  Pledge to participate and not only could your community win bragging rights, but a nonprofit organization in your community could win too.

Here’s how it works – in the community that has the highest participation rate, a community-based organization will receive $5,000 worth of energy efficient upgrades to their building that will help lower its energy use and ongoing costs. 

The winning community will be determined based on the number of pledges received per community based on its population.  Your community is entered automatically when you complete the pledge.

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