Prize Could Guarantee the Coolest Summer Ever

June 25, 2012

comed truckAfter an extremely mild winter and overly hot spring, who knows what summer has in store for us metro Chicago real estate dwellers. In a fun way to teach Northern Illinois residents how to beat the heat, Chicago-based Commonwealth Edison has launched the Coolest Summer Ever sweepstakes.

Beginning this week and every week through the summer, entrants can win a once-in-a-lifetime experience and learn something about energy conservation.

Participants can submit an entry every day for each week’s prize by clicking on the Coolest Summer Ever link on ComEd’s Facebook page and answering trivia questions about energy efficiency, incentives and assistance available to ComEd customers, and Chicago’s iconic civic and cultural institutions.

Entrants will be eligible to win one of 10 prizes:

*Four tickets to a Cubs game and the chance to throw out the first pitch.

*Four scout seats to a White Sox game and a chance to change the bases.

*Two passes to the Shedd Aquarium and an in-the-water Beluga Encounter for two.

*Private VIP tour and dinner for four in the Smart Home exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

*A multi-show package to five Chicago theaters.

*Two tickets to the opening of Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses” at the Lookingglass Theatre on Sept. 30 and an opportunity to meet the cast and crew at the post-play party.

*Two tickets to Goodman Theatre’s 2012/2013 “Something Wild” season-opening benefit performance of “Sweet Bird of Youth” on Sept. 24 and an invitation to the post-performance cast party.

*Two tickets to Steppenwolf Theater Company’s 2012/2013 season opening performance of “Good People” on Sept. 23 and an invitation to the post-performance party.

*Two tickets to Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s 1 p.m. matinee of “Sunday in the Park with George,” dinner at Riva, and a 7:30 p.m. performance of “The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

*Two tickets to Silk Road Rising to view Adriana Sevahn Nichols’ new play “Night Over Erzinga.” Recipient can choose to attend any performance of their choice (Oct. 9 – Nov. 11). In addition, a $100 gift certificate to Catch 35, Silk Road Rising’s official restaurant partner.

*A Rockford road trip that features a limo ride and two tickets to the Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s opening night, dinner and a $100 gift certificate to Abreo restaurant. Plus four passes to On the Waterfront and Discovery Center.

*Zoo Package that includes a behind-the-scenes encounter with a rhino and lunch with a zoological manager at the Lincoln Park Zoo and a chance to feed the giraffes with the zookeepers at Brookfield Zoo.

*Private tour for 10 at the Adler Planetarium’s Doane Observatory given by one of the Adler’s astronomers.

*Private tour of the Art Institute of Chicago’s “Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective.”

*A $5,000 grant from ComEd to the winner’s favorite nonprofit organization.

Those are some amazing prizes! All the institutions associated with this sweepstakes are ComEd community partners.

Ready to enter? The Coolest Summer Ever sweepstakes goes through September 2. Click here to get started.

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