This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

College Hill Custom Threads Wins Frontier’s National All Star Contest

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) announced that College Hill Custom Threads, located in Pullman, Washington, won the “Frontier Small Business Social All Star Contest.” College Hill Custom Threads edged out five semi-finalists in the nationwide contest. More than 900 companies, primarily from the 27 states served by Frontier, entered the social media competition, which ended October 21, 2012.

Small business customers registered for the contest and then, using the social media skills Frontier provided in webinars, rallied their customers, friends and acquaintances to show community support by “liking” them on Facebook. The company that received the highest score for creative strategy implemented during the activity period and had the most “Likes” over a five-day period in October won the grand prize. $10,000 in Frontier products and services was awarded to help the winning company improve its business through better communication products and solutions.

“Frontier recognizes that social media is important to small businesses with tight budgets. This contest was designed to further educate companies on how to use social media, to be more effective online and improve their online presence. It is just one more way we offer assistance to our small business customers. Frontier helped 912 companies connect with their communities during the contest,” said Martin Erkela, Frontier general manager in Pullman. “We are so proud that one of our local businesses took home the grand prize of $10,000 in Frontier products and services!”

Tony Poston is the owner of College Hill Custom Threads and was excited to win this contest. He challenged everyone to support his business with a “Like” on his page and announced he would shave his head if his business took first place. True to his word, he shaved his head and posted a video of the event on YouTube.

“College Hill Custom Threads was formed with one goal in mind: To provide unique, affordable, quality custom apparel with great customer service,” said Poston. “This contest was a lot of fun and the winning package will help us achieve our goal. I am very proud of our team of employees, reps and interns who helped us reach the level of success we have today.”

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,172.68 -107.06 -0.62%
S&P 500 1,994.29 -16.11 -0.80%
NASDAQ 4,527.6890 -52.10 -1.14%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs