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Vote now for an Everyday Person with Never-Quit Spirit to join the Energizer(R) Keep Going(R) Hall of Fame
Date:7/16/2008

Public can choose from 10 finalists whose stories exemplify perseverance

ST. LOUIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- There's no need for Americans to wait until November to cast their votes. They can vote online and vote now for a great American hero. Voters have until July 25 to elect a new member of the 2008 Energizer(R) Keep Going(R) Hall of Fame.

The Keep Going(R) Hall of Fame celebrates everyday people whose attributes and actions best exemplify qualities such as perseverance, determination and a never-quit spirit, just like the world-famous Energizer Bunny(R). Unlike the November election, voters have 10 candidates to choose from, not just two. And they can feel great picking any one of them.

The Keep Going Hall of Fame's celebrity inductee, Cal Ripken Jr., announced that a panel of judges had narrowed a field of 100 semifinalists to 10 finalists. The tenacious Ripken in 2007 became an official member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

One winner will be selected through online voting for the third annual Keep Going Hall of Fame. Voting began June 12 and continues through July 25. People can vote for their favorite candidate by visiting the Energizer website at http://www.energizer.com/halloffame.

The winner will be announced in August. He or she will receive $10,000 plus a $5,000 donation to the winner's favorite charity. The winner also will be formally honored at an induction ceremony Aug. 19 in St. Louis alongside Ripken.

"We were overwhelmed by the inspiring stories of everyday people who could truly compare themselves to the Energizer Bunny," said Betsy Laakko, Director of Marketing for Energizer. "The American public faces a no-lose proposition in whichever finalist is chosen for the Keep Going Hall of Fame. They're all winners."

The 2008 finalists are:

Ron Bachman, 50, Plymouth (Detroit), Mich. After both of his legs were am
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