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March 16, 2009
Energizer seeking entries

The battery folks are looking for dedicated, unstoppable Americans -- community-minded people who personify a never-say-die attitude -- for the 2009 Energizer Keep Going Hall of Fame.

Since 2006, the hall of fame has showcased the efforts of ordinary Americans who overcome hardships with great energy and show perseverence in the face of life's challenges. Last year's winner, a Michigan man named Ron Bachman, lost both legs as a child but became a motivational speaker to inspire other people and founded a nonprofit that helps children meet the challenges in their lives.

Each year's winner receives a $10,000 award plus a $5,000 donation to be directed toward the charity of his or her choice.

The 2009 nominations continue online through March 31. After judges select 100 semifinalists from across the country, online voters will be able to choose from among 10 finalists.

For more information, go to www.energizer.com/halloffame.


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