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C Spire Wants to Help Consumers Make Their Christmas Wishes Come True

Company reprises popular holiday season contest that promises to help make several individual wishes a reality

Ridgeland, Miss., (November 22, 2017) – In the true spirit of giving, C Spire is readying plans to bring back a popular holiday contest this year that promises to give consumers a chance to make their biggest Christmas wishes come true.

The second annual “Christmas Wish” contest starts on Monday, Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. and runs through Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. Individuals can register online at www.cspire.com/wish, fill out the form and follow instructions to submit an entry for themselves, another family member or friend.

No purchase is necessary, but individuals must be 18 years old (19 in Alabama) and live in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama to participate in the contest. Entries, which are limited to one per person, will be judged on originality and creativity, focus on the creative assignment and overall appeal.

A panel of qualified judges from C Spire and its advertising agency will select the winners. Winning entries will be announced on Dec. 20, 2017. In 2016, C Spire helped a Biloxi woman pay for cancer treatment, sent a Madison family on a dream vacation and helped a hard-working Southaven woman pay for Christmas presents for her family.

“It’s the season of giving at C Spire and we want everyone to know that no dream is too small and no wish is too big,” said Jim Richmond, vice president of Marketing. “Whether it’s a new phone or a new car, a fresh start or an experience you couldn’t have on your own, anything is possible through Christmas Wish.”

Spending time with family and friends and enjoying activities involving shared common values are high priorities for consumers during the holidays. A recent nationwide survey of nearly 8,000 consumers found that 80 percent plan to spend time with family and friends, 63 percent plan to give or open gifts, 50 percent plan to make a special meal or festive treats, 45 percent plan to decorate their homes and 31 percent plan to attend a church service.

Richmond said the Christmas Wish program helps the company connect with customers during a special time of the year. “Everything we do is inspired by our customers and a desire to serve them better each day,” he added. “This is just one small way for us to say ‘thanks’ for continuing to do business with us.”

In today’s hyper-competitive retail and consumer technology markets, world-class customer service and a relentless focus on superior designed and delivered products is a cornerstone of C Spire’s success, Richmond noted. “We make programs like Christmas Wish a priority because everything we do is inspired by giving our customers more.”

About C Spire
C Spire is a leading technology company committed to transforming Mississippi through the C Spire Tech Movement, which includes the massive deployment of broadband internet to homes and small businesses, a state-of-the-art digital experience for its customers and team members, technology innovation leadership and the creation and retention of a 21st century technology workforce in its region. The company provides world-class, customer-inspired wireless communications, 1 Gigabit consumer Internet access as well as a full suite of dedicated Internet, wireless, IP Voice, data and cloud services for businesses. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire.