Save and win! Toronto Maple Leafs Ticket Draw!

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We currently have a draw for a chance to win 1 of 3 sets of Toronto Maple Leafs Tickets. All you need to do is deposit in any of our competitive rate investments such as our Term Deposits, TFSA, RRSP, and RRIF products between January 1st and January 17th, 2011 and be eligible to win 1 of 3 sets of tickets.  Deposit today! For your chance to win!

 Deposit $1000 or more and receive 1 ballot

Deposit $2500 or more and receive 3 ballots

Deposit $5000 or more and receieve 6 ballots

The chances of winning depend on the number of participants, promotion is for new money only and we can transfer funds in from other institutions. For more information please contact us at 416-542-2522 or by e-mail at deposits@theenerygycu.com

Congratulations to Ron Paesano

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Congratulations to Ron Paesano for winning our draw for free tickets to Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical. This draw was at the Toronto Hydro Kids Christmas Party. The event was held on November 27th, 2010. The prize is courtesy of The Energy Credit Union.

One Dream, 3000 Lights

 

Twenty-five years ago, Kris Marshall of Iowa draped a strand of Christmas lights across his pickup truck. Now, eight incarnations later, the Christmas Truck has 3,000 lights. Matt Hardigree writes for Jalopnik:

It’s amazingly nontechnical, it’s literally just lights taped to a truck. According to Marshall “It’s not very scientific, it’s a hideous site in the daylight, there’s black tape and wires in the daytime.” But at night it’s amazing. Marshall has used eight trucks and added dozens of strand since, though it’s always a 2WD Chevy/GMC with a regular cab and eight-foot truck bed “the way a truck ought to look.”

By his own estimate there are 50-to-70 strings with a mixture of 50 and 100 lights each, making a conservative estimate of 3,000 lights. There are no LEDs, just the cheap $0.89 strings, though he’d like to add some to take pressure off the taxed generator.

Check out the link here.

Congratulations to Mikal Smith

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Congratulations to Mikal Smith for winning one of our prizes from our draw at the Toronto Hydro Kids Christmas Party. The event was held on November 27th, 2010. The prizes are courtesy of The Energy Credit Union.