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Turnstone is finalist in national contest

Statement as issued Friday morning by Turnstone (voting begins at 3 p.m. Friday):

Fort Wayne, IN – Beginning Friday, February 14, you can help Turnstone win $100,000 in the Metamucil ‘Do More Than You Think’ essay contest in partnership with the Dr. Oz Show. Turnstone’s own Erin Arnold submitted her essay for Turnstone and was selected as one of the top 10 national finalist for the contest. Website visitors will be given the opportunity to select their favorite essay to determine the Grand Prize Winner by following the online voting instructions. To vote, visit and enter a valid email address. The contest will send an email to the address submitted and you will be required to click on the link to confirm your email. Votes will be accepted from February 14 at 3:00PM ET through March 14 at 11:59 ET. Voters must be 18 years of age and there is a limit of one vote per email address per day. The finalist who receives the most votes will win the Grand Prize of $100,000 for their charity. Go to every day through March 14 to vote for Turnstone.

ABOUT TURNSTONE: Founded in 1943, Turnstone empowers people with disabilities by maximizing their independence. The agency’s mission is to provide therapeutic, educational, wellness and recreational programs to empower people with disabilities, and it is the only not-for-profit in the region that offers a full range of programs and facilities designed to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities.

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