MEA CELEBRATES KID POWER WITH MEA’S GOT TALENT

MEA CELEBRATES KID POWER WITH MEA’S GOT TALENT 2017

May 12, 2017

Palmer, AK:Matanuska Electric Association members will select one lucky young soloist or group to perform at MEA Kids Day at the Ballpark events during the co-op’s second annual MEA’s Got Talent competition.

Young singers and musicians under the age of 18, who are dependents of an active MEA member, are eligible to enter the competition. Participants will be judged on submitted video entries.

“We are excited to showcase the talented youth in our service territory during our Kids Day at the Ballpark events,” says Julie Estey, Director of External Affairs. “Last year’s competition was a big hit with both competitors and members and we look forward to another great competition.”

Entries must be submitted by Friday, June 9. Three finalists will be selected from the entries and posted to the MEA YouTube channel on June 12, where members will be able to vote on their favorite submissions. The video with the most ‘likes’ by Thursday, June 15 at noon will be determined the winner of the competition.  MEA Kids Day events will include the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks (June 28) and the Mat-Su Miners (July 22). The winning soloist or group will also receive a $100 cash prize.

Complete contest rules and entry forms are available at http://www.mea.coop/mea-in-the-community/meas-got-talent/.  Contest questions and submissions can be directed to Community and Member Relations Coordinator, Kierre Childers at kierre.childers@mea.coop.

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Matanuska Electric Association, Inc., Alaska’s oldest existing and second-largest electric cooperative, is owned and operated by its 50,000 members. MEA’s service area covers more than 4,300 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 www.mea.coop.