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Calling all cold weather custodians

September 21, 2012

CINCINNATI — Following the success of last year's Cintas and Carhartt Cold Crew Contest, Cintas Corporation has launched a second annual campaign to recognize individuals in the U.S. and Canada who withstand the toughest winter working conditions, according to a press release.

carhartt unscaledContestants are encouraged to share their stories and explain why Carhartt workwear is essential to their jobs for their chance to win free merchandise and a grand prize trip for two, the release stated.

According to the release, entries will be accepted now through February 28, 2013, at which time Cintas and Carhartt will select finalists and begin public voting at the contest website; the grand prize winner will be announced in April, and he or she will enjoy a trip for two to the 2013 CMA Music Festival.

"Carhartt is synonymous with outerwear, so with colder months approaching, we are thrilled to re-launch the Cold Crew Contest," said Brad Heizman, national director of garment strategy for Cintas Corporation.

"Last year's contest generated amazing stories from men and women who brave extremely brutal working conditions during the winter months, and we are looking forward to another opportunity to acknowledge them," Heizman added.