The Hudson Valley is renowned for its scenic vistas, especially in autumn. Central Hudson customers who capture the region’s beauty and enter a photograph in the utility’s Fall Foliage Photo Contest have a chance to win a $100 Central Hudson gift certificate in this second annual contest.

“This is a wonderful way to celebrate the Hudson Valley during its most colorful time of the year,” said Denise D. VanBuren, vice president of public relations. “Last year’s entries were truly stunning, and we’re looking forward to receiving more breathtaking scenery of our special region.”

Maureen Moore was the winner of Central Hudson's inaugural Fall Foliage Photo Contest in 2013 with this photograph of an eagle among the trees above Otterkill Road in Cornwall. Photo courtesy of Central Hudson
Maureen Moore was the winner of Central Hudson’s inaugural Fall Foliage Photo Contest in 2013 with this photograph of an eagle among the trees above Otterkill Road in Cornwall. Photo courtesy of Central Hudson

To enter, Central Hudson customers may send an unpublished, scenic photograph taken personally this fall that displays the beauty of the season at any location within Central Hudson’s Mid-Hudson Valley service area to [email protected] by Nov. 2, 2014. One photograph may be entered per customer. A selection of finalists from among the entries will be posted to Central Hudson’s Facebook page ( during the week of Nov. 3. Facebook users will vote by “liking” their favorite photo, and the photograph earning the most “likes” as of noon on Nov. 18, 2014, will be declared the winner. The $100 gift certificate can be used toward the winner’s Central Hudson account or designated to another Central Hudson customer of his or her choice.

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