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Way 2 GO MAINE 2020

Released: 09/11/2020

October is National Rideshare month and for the last 3 years GO MAINE has held Way 2 GO MAINE, a business to business challenge. A chance for Maine employers to compete against each other for signing up the most GO MAINE members, for recording the most green commutes and for showing off Team Spirit all while having fun and making a difference. During the pandemic GO MAINE understands that many folks may not be working in their usual way, there may not be much comradery in the office, offices may be kitchen tables and trying something new like a carpool is just not a safe choice.

In 2020 we want to celebrate all the green commutes that are happening out there, even during a pandemic. We all need reasons to celebrate.

Please join us for Way 2 GO MAINE 2020, Celebrating the Great Green Commute. It’s easy and there are many chances to win prizes and show off your green commutes, whether that’s a walk down the hall to a home office, a bus trip to an essential job or a walk around the corner, we want to see and hear all about it. There’s no registering your employer but we would ask that you rally your troops through whatever means works for you in the new normal.

More info can be found here.
Below is a list of the “races” this year. It’s easy to participate record your trips and show us your pics with #Way2GOMAINE.

TEAM SPIRIT RACE: Calling all employers!
Lead your employee team to greatness. Just like in years past show off your Team Spirit by posting pictures with #Way2GOMAINE. Don’t forget to tag your employer so we can keep track!

WEEKLY PRIZES
Each week in October we’ll reward a different kind of green commute. Post your photos and videos on social media, tagged with #way2gomaine. A $50 gift card winner chosen every week!
WEEK 1: THE FAMILY THAT CARPOOLS TOGETHER…
Oct 4-10 — Carpool with your spouse, your partner, and/or working age kids. Share your Family Carpool pix! Treat us to some Family Carpool Karaoke!
WEEK 2: WORKING HARD FROM HOME
Oct 11-17 — We want to see your home office. The view, the power desk, the cats, the dogs, the bunny slippers. Don’t be shy. Give us a peek!
WEEK 3: ESSENTIAL WORKERS GO GREEN
Oct 18-22 — We love Maine’s Essential Workers! Walking, biking, or taking transit to the hospital, police/fire station, daycare, or supermarket? Share photos of your low-to-no emission commute.
WEEK 4: 100% HUMAN-POWERED TRIPS
Oct 23-29 — Traveling to work by foot or by bike? Good for you! Take us along. Let’s see your rig and the autumn scenery and Halloween decorations along the way.
NEW GOMAINE MEMBERS CAN WIN $100, TOO.
Commuting green? Earn points to win perks at GOMAINE.org. Sign up during WAY 2 GO MAINE 2020 for a chance to win $100. Telecommuting qualifies, too. Check it out and share your pix with us.
 
Way 2 GO MAINE Does GOOD
Just like we did in April! When GO MAINERs record their 1000th trip during WAY 2 GO MAINE 2020 we will donate $500 for hunger relief in Maine.
 
GRAND PRIZE! ALL SOCIAL MEDIA PIX HAVE A SHOT AT WINNING $200
Share your green commute photo or video on social media — tag with #way2gomaine and you’ll be entered to win our grand prize $200! All photos qualify.
 
 
Good for your health.
Good for the environment.
Good for your wallet.
 
DON’T FORGET TO TAG ALL YOUR POSTS WITH #WAY2GOMAINE.