Wednesday, March 20, 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 prize package.
Wednesday, March 20
Editor's note: This contest is now closed. PEEPS, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage. You can find them on display on Pinterest. And transformed into everything 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! Enter Patch's Easter PEEPs photo contest. Here's how: Read the complete contest rules here.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Nominate a business for the Dearborn Chamber of Commerce's annual innovation award and you could win a pair of tickets to Taste of Dearborn.
Do you know of a Dearborn or Dearborn Heights business that consistently wows its customers? A program that is forward thinking, unique, and energizes the market—and the community? The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual Innovator of the Year Award, which recognizes a local business or initiative that takes risks, breaks the mold in their industry, and is making strides in Michigan's tough economic market. Nominees don’t have to be brick-and-mortar shop—they could also include an online business, or an innovative program from an organization. The chamber, Dearborn Patch, and Online Voting award sponsor Blue Cross Blue Shield want to hear your input. Leave a comment on this article telling us who you …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Tell us what you love about the arts and you'll be entered to win one of 15 pairs of tickets to the March 10 concert.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Share your love of the arts and you could win tickets to the Festival of Bands.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Tell us about the best arts organizations, galleries, exhibits and performances in your community and you could win tickets to the March 10 concert.
The Motor City Brass Band's Festival of Bands is about bringing together musicians from all over Michigan. In celebration of this harmonious event, Patch readers can win tickets to the March 10 show by sharing their love of local arts. Whether it's your city's high school theater program, an eclectic downtown gallery, or the guy who plays guitar at your farmers market—we want to hear about the local performers, arts organizations and galleries in your community. The Festival of Bands will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Michael Guido Theater in the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. The concert will include performances by MCBB, as well as the Birmingham Concert Band, Farmington Community Band, Oakland …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Upload a photo of your pet and we'll choose one winner to head to the Feb. 16 Dearborn Animal Shelter event for free.
On Feb. 16, those looking to test their luck can gamble for a good, local cause—and one person can attend with a guest for free! The annual Cool Cat Casino Night, run by Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter, returns to Dearborn Feb. 16—and we're giving away a pair of tickets. The event includes chances to win cash payouts playing classics like Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, Black Jack, and Let It Ride, plus an open bar, buffet, live entertainment and door prizes. This year, the event will be Hawaiian-themed, and will include a taco bar donated by the Dearborn Heights Del Taco. Want to go without buying a $30 ticket? Enter our Cool Cat Casino contest between Jan. 28-Feb. 4 for a chance to win a pair of tickets. Here's how: Even if you don't win …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Between Dec. 3-10, we'll give the first 15 people to comment two tickets to see the Motor City Brass Band Dec. 16.
On Sunday, Dec. 16, the Motor City Brass Band will team up with the Dearborn Community Chorus to spin out holiday classics at its annual concert, Sounds of the Season. And we've got tickets to give to 15 lucky winners—all you have to do is tell us which tune gets you in the holiday spirit. MCBB will be playing their favorite holiday songs at 3 p.m., Dec. 16, in the Michael A. Guido Theatre at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center—like Jingle Bells and Deck the Halls. But what's your favorite holiday song? The first 15 people to comment on this article telling us their favorite holiday song by 12 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, will win a pair of tickets to the MCBB's Sounds of the Season concert. Contest rules Winners will be able pick up…
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Sunday, November 25, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest this month 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 http://deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/dearborn between Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. 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. Our contest is right …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Tell us why you won't text and drive and you could win some cool prizes, including smart phone with accessories that promote safe use! Patch has partnered with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving.
You've no doubt glanced over at a driver next to you and see him texting. AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign discourages the dangerous behavior. Distracted driving contributed to 5,474 traffic deaths in 2009 nationwide, and 3,986 accidents in Michigan last year. "Our goal is to save lives," AT&T Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson said in a release. Patch.com in Michigan is partnering with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving. We are launching a series of stories and, in partnership with AT&T, are also rewarding readers who commit to not text and drive. We want to know what stops you from texting and driving. In the comments below, finish this sentence, "I won't text and drive because ..." Maybe it's for family, a friend, a pet, or …