Mon Power Announces Inaugural "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

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FAIRMONT, W.Va., Nov. 20, 2017 -- Monongahela Power Company (Mon Power) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering its "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest, a competition conducted for the first time on the company's Facebook page.

Participants can enter by submitting a photo of their home's outdoor holiday light display on the Mon Power Facebook page ( from Monday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec. 15.  Up to 10 finalists will be selected by Mon Power based on criteria such as creativity and number of lights.  Finalists' photos will be posted on Facebook for public voting from Monday, Dec. 18 to Friday, Dec. 22.

The grand prize winner will receive a $200 Visa® gift card and a set of LED holiday lights controlled by a mobile app. The runner up will receive a $100 gift card. 

More information, including complete contest rules, will be posted to the Mon Power Facebook page.  The "Merry & Bright" contest is open only to Mon Power customers who are legal residents of West Virginia and who are at least 18 years of age.  Only one entry per household will be accepted.  Employees and family members of FirstEnergy, Mon Power or its advertising agency are not eligible.          

Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), serves about 385,000 customers in 34 West Virginia counties. Connect with Mon Power on Twitter @MonPowerWV, on Facebook at, or online at

CONTACT:  Lauren Siburkis, (330) 384-7998

Last Modified: November 20, 2017