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Public voting underway in Franklin Fire Song Contest

Cast your vote by February 17 for the People’s Choice Award!

Post Date:02/03/2017 3:36 PM

SONG CONTEST LOGOFranklin, TN – Public voting is now underway to determine the People’s Choice winner in the Franklin Fire Department’s Song Contest.  Listen to three selected songs and vote for your favorite one!

Anyone can vote by visiting www.franklintn.gov/FFDvoteVote now through February 17, 2017.

Williamson County residents age 13 and older were asked to write and record a song, three minutes or less, that conveyed this year’s Fire Prevention Month theme: “Don’t wait – Check the date!  Replace smoke alarms every 10 years!” 

“We’re thankful to everyone for their outstanding creative response to help us get the message out about the importance of replacing your smoke alarms every 10 years,” said Franklin Fire Chief Rocky Garzarek.  “It’s great to see people being creative and having fun with such a serious topic.”

The grand prize winner will receive a one-hour mentoring session with hit songwriter Ed Hill, BMI Songwriter of the Year (2006) and dinner courtesy of Scout’s Pub.  Hill’s hits include: “It Matters To Me” recorded by Faith Hill, “Georgia Rain” recorded be Trisha Yearwood, “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” recorded by Tracy Lawrence, “Just Fishin’” recorded by Trace Adkins, and many more.

Additional prizes will also be awarded in the youth and People’s Choice Award categories.

Winners will be announced in late February.  For more information please contact the Franklin Fire Department at Song Contestwww.franklintn.gov/fire or (615) 791-3270.

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