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Rain Ready Neighbourhood contest 

+ 9 more chances to win

A contest for homes in Kitchener’s Lakeside and Mount Hope neighbourhoods.

The contest deadline (July 20, 2016) has now passed. The 10 Finalists in each neighbourhood have been selected via random draw and are listed below. Grand Prize winners will be announced at a Prize Party the week of Aug 14-20, 2016!

LakesideMount Hope
1. Dorothy Culliford
2. Mary Amzyz
3. Marje Kabin
4. Scott Piggott
5. Nick Perrella
6. Glen Booker
7. Lindsey Battler
8. Karen Priebe
9. Louis Devlugt
10. Madeline Hunsberger
1. Connie Thompson
2. Ramsey Hazineh
3. Steve Rozon
4. Carmen McQuillin
5. Wayne Miedema
6. Alexis Motuz
7. Gary McMullin
8. Ted and Tracy Martin
9. Steven Reesor Rempel
10. Kyle Chambers

10 Prizes for each Neighbourhood

GRAND PRIZE #1: Front Yard Makeover

  • Up to $10,000 towards a rain ready front yard makeover
  • A free Landscape Design (estimated $1,300 value)
  • A free RAIN Home Visit ($300 value)

Worth up to $11,600!

GRAND PRIZE #2: Rain Ready Project

  • Up to $1,500 towards a rain ready front yard project
  • A free Landscape Design (estimated $1,300 value)
  • A free RAIN Home Visit ($300 value)

Worth up to $3,100!

PLUS 8 RAIN Coach Consultations

Our RAIN Coach will come to your home and provide expert advice on how you can make it Rain Ready. Each consultation is worth $300!

Who qualifies?

Anyone in Kitchener’s Lakeside or Mount Hope neighbourhoods (see maps online) who owns a residential property with 1 – 4 living units can enter.

How to enter

The contest deadline (July 20, 2016) has now passed. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries and encouraged their neighbours to participate. The 10 Finalists will be announced soon!

How the contest works:

  1. Enter for your chance to win by July 20, 2016.
  2. Random draw to select 10 finalists on July 21, 2016.
  3. Interviews to be held with each of the 10 finalists to determine their eligibility for the grand prizes by August 9, 2016. Eligibility determined by feasibility to implement recommendations that will reduce the amount of stormwater runoff from the property (1st prize: min diversion of 3,200L; 2nd prize: min diversion of 800L).
  4. All finalists invited to the Rain Ready Prize Party to be held at a date to be announced.
  5. At the prize party, 1st and 2nd prize wiil be announced as judged by our independent RAIN Expert Panel
  6. Any finalist who is not awarded a prize is guaranteed to win a consultation with our RAIN Coach.
  7. RAIN Home Visits and Landscape Designs to happen between August 16 and mid-September 2016.
  8. Front yard makeovers and Rain Ready projects to happen in Fall of 2016 or Spring of 2017.

Additional rules:

A limit of one entry per household.

Winners required to:

  • Work with landscape designer from REEP Green Solutions’ RAIN Service Provider and Product Supplier List for HOMES.
  • Sign an agreement to:
    • Complete the project by May 31, 2017 unless an extension is agreed to in writing
    • maintain the stormwater features in perpetuity
    • host a neighbourhood workshop during the project construction
    • have the property promoted as part of neighbourhood tours for up to 5 years
    • provide receipts of all work completed and before/after photographs
  • Implement recommendations that will reduce the amount of stormwater runoff from the property (1st prize: min diversion of 3,200L; 2nd prize: min diversion of 800L).

In partnership with

City of Kitchener                  Print                 rain_partner-logos_gcc

With funding provided by:

Ontario Trillium Foundation

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