Ash Bowers wants to give your hometown hero $5,000

Ash Bowers and Stoney Creek Records want to give your hometown hero $5,000 for impacting your community. The “Homegrown Hero” online contest will recognize and reward a local hero nominated by Bowers’ fans. The contest started on May 30th, 2011 and continues until September 5th, 2011.

To enter, fans need to nominate their hero by submitting a 150-or-less word essay telling why that person is a homegrown hero and they deserve the $5,000 cash prize. This can be done on his official Facebook page HERE.

The contest was inspired by Bowers’ lyrics from his new single “I Still Believe In That:”

“Our heroes and our idols were homegrown/ Didn’t find them on no TV show/  They were our teachers and our preachers/ Our soldier’s, moms and dads / I still believe in that.”

There’s still plenty of time to nominate your hero for this contest. Good luck!

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A 26 year-old Canadian girl currently living in England for a culinary career. Fell in love with country music and cooking at a young age, and looks for a way to do both.