SOURCE: Gold'n Plump

Gold'n Plump

October 18, 2010 12:47 ET

$25,000 Awarded to Do-Gooders by Gold'n Plump Poultry

SAINT CLOUD, MN--(Marketwire - October 18, 2010) -  Gold'n Plump Poultry announced the winners of its "Who Do You Know Who's Gold'n Good" Video Contest. This web-based contest invited individuals to upload a video nomination of a person, organization or community who they considered Gold'n good™ by always doing what's right, not what's easy.

In their video submissions, entrants painted uplifting portraits of local heroes and non-profit groups who strive to make a difference in the world through their commitment and passion. Entries were received from across the country with more than 60% of the videos recognizing individuals for their unique contributions and untiring efforts.

During the contest, which ran from June 1 through August 31, 2010, visitors to the Gold'n Plump website could view and award their favorite videos with a Gold'n Star. Formal judging of the videos was based equally on the following criteria: inspirational impact of nominee; message clarity and relevance; production quality and creativity. The $25,000 prize package was divided among the winning entrants, nominees and their charity of choice as follows:

Grand Prize
Charity: Service Dog Project, $10,000
Nominee: Carlene White $3,000
Entrant: Megan Kokaras, $2,000

Second Place
Charity: Let's Go Fishing Fairmont, MN chapter, $5,000
Nominee: Let's Go Fishing Fairmont, MN chapter -- Steve Schmitz, $1,500
Entrant: Shelly Abitz, $1,000

Third Place
Charity: Wishes & More, $2,500
Entrant: Tami Muhlstein

Visit goldnplump.com to view the winning videos and learn more about Gold'n Plump.

About Gold'n Plump
Based in St. Cloud, Minn., Gold'n Plump Poultry is a family-owned provider of premium chicken products to retail, deli and foodservice customers throughout the Midwest and in other parts of the country under the Gold'n Plump® and Just BARE® brands. The company employs about 1,500 people and partners with more than 300 family farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin to produce wholesome, high-quality chicken. For more information on its full line of poultry products, as well as innovative recipes, general cooking and safe handling tips and nutrition information, visit goldnplump.com and justbarechicken.com. Find us on Facebook.

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