Take the Flex-Fuel Challenge

Cindy Zimmerman

Young people all over the country are encouraged to take the Flex-Fuel Challenge and help pave the way for our nation’s renewable energy future. The Renewable Fuels Association is kicking off the initiative today at Kansas State University and unveiling a new website, e85challenge.com to get college students engaged in the debate surrounding issues that impact their future: the economy, …

E85, Ethanol, Promotion, RFA

Ethanol – Right Here, Right Now

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has released a new television ad focusing on the important role ethanol is playing in our nation’s economic, energy and environmental future by creating jobs, developing new technologies, and reducing our dependence on foreign oil. In just 30 seconds, the ad entitled “Right Here, Right Now” stresses that our energy future starts at home with 180 …

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UF Student Wins Ethanol Contest

Cindy Zimmerman

The University of Florida Gators are National Champions again this year and now a UF student has won free ethanol-enriched fuel for a year. University of Florida student Joshua Nicdao won the Ethanol Challenge grand prize, valued at $1300, as part of the 2008 Fox Tailgate Tour. The contest was sponsored by the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) to …

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South Dakota Corn Sponsors Ethanol Bowl

Cindy Zimmerman

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council is partnering with Northern State University to present the First Annual Ethanol Bowl next month. The premiere event will feature the NSU Wolves facing Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference rivals the Augustana Vikings on November 8 at Clark Swisher Activities Complex in Aberdeen, S.D. “Northern State looks forward to celebrating a growing industry in our …

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Ethanol Supports Oil for Music Tour

Cindy Zimmerman

Bartering musical talent will result in more than just entertainment for more than 3.2 million Americans; it will turn into free fuel. On Saturday, October 11 at 11 am eastern time, the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC), along with 2020 Vision, 3 Kingdoms Entertainment, Exxon, Lehigh Gas, International Reciprocal Trade Association, Pennsylvania Gasoline Retailers and Allied Trades, will stand …

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Extreme Makeover: Ethanol Edition

Cindy Zimmerman

The Dirk Devries family of Albert Lea, Minnesota are not only the recipients of a new home, courtesy of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. They are also the proud owners of a new F150 crew cab flexible-fuel vehicle, courtesy of the ethanol industry. Five Minnesota-based POET Biorefining facilities, in conjunction with the Ethanol Promotion and Information Council (EPIC) and Dave …

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Food and Fuel Campaign Launch

Cindy Zimmerman

The American Ag and Energy Council (AAEC) has launched a national radio campaign featuring a “Food and Fuel Update.” The ads will be running on nationally syndicated shows including Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity, in addition to local radio stations throughout the United States. The “Food and Fuel Update” features Mark Pearson, a nationally respected agriculture and economic expert and …

Ethanol, Promotion

Tailgate Tour Takes Ethanol Message to College

Cindy Zimmerman

The Ethanol Promotion and Information Council is taking a fun and educational message about ethanol to college campuses this fall as part of the 2008 FOX Tailgate Tour presented by Ford and Sirius Satellite Radio. The 14-week road trip to this season’s biggest college football games offers unique promotional opportunities for EPIC, according to marketing specialist Jennifer Powell. “College students …

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New Ethanol Ad Campaign

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has launched two new television commercials this week stressing the benefits of today’s domestic renewable fuels industry. Entitled “Faces” and “Places,” the two 30-second spots feature real Americans from Hereford, Texas who are actively leading America toward a more secure energy future. In “Faces,” local Hereford residents explain why ethanol is critical to America’s energy future. …

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