Thursday, March 25, 2010

hhgregg Announces hhgives Contest To Honor One Inspirational Central Pennsylvania Resident

hhgregg Announces hhgives Contest To Honor One Inspirational Central Pennsylvania Resident

Appliance and Electronics Retailer to Select One Winner to Receive a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package

INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced the launch of its hhgives Contest in Central Pennsylvania. In honor of its new stores in that region, hhgregg is asking residents to nominate a community member that provides inspiration to others in some way. The winner will receive a Frigidaire stainless steel appliance package, including a gas or electric range, a microwave oven, a dishwasher and a side-by-side refrigerator. The prize has a retail value of $3,700.

Contest entries will consist of an essay of 150 words or less describing the reason why the person being nominated deserves to win. Entries will be accepted until April 8, 2010 and the winner will be notified by April 13, 2010.

"We are very grateful for the enthusiasm Central Pennsylvania has shown us in advance of our new store openings and wanted to find a way to give back to the community," said Greg Walker, Mid-Atlantic Vice President for hhgregg. "We believe this is a great way to honor outstanding community members such as those who consistently give more than they take, or those who have overcome a big hardship and maintained a positive outlook throughout."

The hhgives contest is open to all residents of Central Pennsylvania as well as anyone located within a fifty-mile radius of Winchester, Virginia and Hagerstown, Maryland. For more information, visit


hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, mattresses and related services operating under the names hhgregg(R) and Fine Lines(R). hhgregg currently operates 131 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.