Share Your Air Quality Story 
Deadline Extended

Enter for a chance to win a $50 cash gift card: Send your story either in writing or with a picture to ShareYourAQStory@morpc.org by Wednesday, October 11th at 11:59pm EDT.  Please provide a caption for any pictures.

Your Air Quality story should tell us about what you do to protect Air Quality in your community or why better Air Quality is important for your health. For inspiration, here are some simple ways you can improve Air Quality in Central Ohio and protect your health:

  • Try a new way of getting to work: Go to Gohio Commute to explore your options.
  • Sign up for Air Quality forecasts and alerts so you can plan ahead to protect your health.
  • Try riding the bus.
  • Try carpooling with others.
  • Try biking for short trips.
  • Try walking.
  • Avoid idling your car.
  • Combine all of your errands into one trip.
  • Refuel after 8pm.
  • Get regular oil changes and keep car tires inflated.

Send questions to ShareYourAQStory@morpc.org.

Contest Rules

Submissions must be received by 10/11/2017 11:59pm EDT to be entered to win.  Each participant can earn one entry into the prize drawing by submitting a written or image air quality story.  The prize drawing will occur on 10/12/2017.  The winner will be notified within 24 hours of the drawing via the email address they provided when submitting their story. 

Claiming the Prize

The Gift Card may be claimed by emailing shareyourAQstory@morpc.org or calling 1-614-233-4168. The winner may choose to either pickup their gift card at the MORPC office (111 Liberty St, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43215) or have it mailed. Contest organizers are not responsible for any prizes that do not get delivered via mail, and will not replace the prize.

The Gift Card must be claimed within 30 business days of its awarding. If the prize goes unclaimed after 30 business days, it will be forfeited by the winner.

General Eligibility

Share Your Air Quality Story is open to any individual 18 years of age or older who lives, works or attends school in the 6-county Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission Air Quality Forecasting area of Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, or Madison Counties. Limit one entry per individual. Contest is not open to MORPC or board members or their immediate families.


By participating in Share Your Air Quality Story, individuals agree to the use of their names, hometowns, likenesses and/or recognition information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation, or notice to winners, to the extent permitted by law.

Non-Discrimination Clause

Share Your Air Quality Story does not discriminate against any individual or participant because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation and/or any other factor as specified in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and subsequent amendments. Share Your Air Quality Story will comply with all applicable federal and state laws.