GREENSBURG, Pa., Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — West Penn Power Company (West Penn Power) invites customers to celebrate the holiday season by entering its third annual «Merry & Bright» Holiday Lights Photo Contest.

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Participants can enter by submitting a photo of their home’s outdoor holiday light display on the West Penn Power Facebook page ( from Monday, Nov. 27 to Friday, Dec. 15.  Up to 10 finalists will be selected by West Penn Power based on criteria such as creativity and number of lights.  Finalists’ photos will be posted on Facebook for public voting from Monday, Dec. 18 to Friday, Dec. 22.

The grand prize winner will receive a $200 Visa® gift card and a set of LED holiday lights controlled by a mobile app. The runner up will receive a $100 gift card. 

More information, including complete contest rules, will be posted to the West Penn Power Facebook page.  The «Merry & Bright» contest is open only to West Penn Power customers who are legal residents of Pennsylvania and who are at least 18 years of age.  Only one entry per household will be accepted.  Employees and family members of FirstEnergy, West Penn Power or its advertising agency are not eligible.          

Photos of the winning entries from 2016 can be found on Flickr.

West Penn Power is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and serves about 720,000 customers in 24 Pennsylvania counties.  Follow West Penn Power on Twitter @W_Penn_Power, on Facebook at, and online at

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SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.