Met-Ed Announces "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

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READING, Pa., Nov. 20, 2017 -- Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) invites customers to celebrate the holiday season by entering its fifth annual "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest.

Participants can enter by submitting a photo of their home's outdoor holiday light display on the Met-Ed Facebook page ( from Monday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec. 15.  Up to 10 finalists will be selected by Met-Ed 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 Met-Ed Facebook page.  The "Merry & Bright" contest is open only to Met-Ed customers who are legal residents of Pennsylvania and who are at least 18 years of age.  Only one entry per household will be accepted.  Employees and family members of FirstEnergy, Met-Ed or its advertising agency are not eligible.          

Photos of the winning entries from 2016 can be found on Flickr.    

Met-Ed is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and serves approximately 560,000 customers in 15 Pennsylvania counties.  Connect with Met-Ed on Twitter @Met_Ed, on Facebook at, and online at  

CONTACT: News Media Contact: Lauren Siburkis, (330) 384-7998

Last Modified: November 20, 2017