Community Energy Services (CES) participants across the City of
Minneapolis are being challenged to put on their director's hat, grab a
camera, and roll film to put together the best short film based on their
experiences from CES. The best short films (less than two minutes) will
be competing for three cash prizes, including a $1000 grand prize for
the best and most creative film. The competition is open now until
August 31st, 2011, with prizes being announced in October at the CES
awards ceremony. For more information, visit www.mnces.org.
you have not participated in CES yet, there are still plenty of
opportunities to participate and complete your short video. CES offers
homeowners customized home energy visits, which include a blower door
test and installation of energy saving materials. A $400 value for a
co-pay of only $30! Please contact Ashley Robertson at (612) 335-5869 or
firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or for any questions.
Your first step in being a part of CES is attending a free educational workshop:
Thursday, May 19th, 6:30PM
Lake Country School (3755 Pleasant Ave S)
Thursday, May 26th, 6:30 p.m.
Minnehaha Academy South Campus (4200 West River Pkwy)
Tuesday, May 31st, 6:30 p.m.
Barton Open School (4237 Colfax Ave. S)
Thursday, June 2nd, 6:30 p.m.
Waite Park Community School (1800 34th Ave. NE)
is a partnership between the Center for Energy and Environment, the
City of Minneapolis, Xcel Energy, Centerpoint Energy, and the Minnesota
Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund. The Video Challenge and
Outreach Grant Challenge are made possible through a grant from the
McKnight Foundation. To see where your neighborhood ranks in the
Participation Challenge, visit www.mnces.org and click on "Outreach
Grant Challenge" Get your neighbors involved and help your partnering
organization win a grant up to $5000.