MEA Announces Christmas Lights Contest

MEA Announces Christmas Lights Contest

December 1, 2017

Matanuska Electric Association will award $200 in free electricity to one residential and one business member through the second annual MEA Christmas Lights Contest. Last year the contest drew nearly 30 residential and business entries, with Jeremiah Frye and Bionic Chiropractic taking home the top prizes.

Members in MEA’s service area with either an indoor or outdoor display can enter by submitting one photo of their exhibition via a Facebook message to the MEA Facebook page or by email to Community and Member Relations Coordinator, Kierre Childers, at by Sunday, December 10. Members and Facebook fans will have the chance to vote for their favorite displays from December 13-18 through MEA’s Facebook page (, with a residential and business winner announced the afternoon of December 18.

Second place finishers in both the residential and business categories will receive a $100 gift certificate for electricity with third place’s prize being a $50 gift certificate. Complete contest rules and entry forms are available at Contest questions and submissions can be directed to Community and Member Relations Coordinator, Kierre Childers at or 761-9323.


Matanuska Electric Association, Inc., Alaska’s oldest existing and second-largest electric cooperative, is owned and operated by its 50,000 members. MEAs service area covers more than 4,400 miles of power lines in Southcentral Alaska. The co-op is dedicated to working with utilities statewide to provide consumers with affordable, reliable energy. More information at