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Cox Enterprises and The Trust for Public Land Announce Open Voting for the 2018 National Cox Conserves Heroes Award

Oct 1, 2018

ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises and the Trust for Public Land announce that voting for the 2018 National Cox Conserves Hero is open from now until Oct. 15, 2018. One national winner will be picked from the eight local winners and will receive $50,000 to donate to their environmental nonprofit of choice. Visit CoxConservesHeroes.com to view the eight local winners' videos and vote on your favorite. Voting is open to the public.

The Cox Conserves Heroes program is celebrating 10 years of recognizing community members who work tirelessly to create, preserve or enhance outdoor spaces. Winners at the local level from Atlanta, Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Virginia and Washington received $10,000 to donate to their nonprofit of choice. Selected by a judging panel within their communities, these local winners are now finalists for the national competition.

"The Cox Conserves Heroes program highlights some of the great work happening in communities around the country," said Maury Wolfe, senior director Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs, Cox Enterprises. "In our 10th year of supporting this program and giving these volunteers the recognition they deserve, it's Cox's honor to continue to play a role in helping to make the world a better place for the next generation."

In partnership with The Trust for Public Land, the Cox Conserves Heroes program is part of Cox Enterprises' national Cox Conserve sustainability program. Through the Cox Conserves Heroes program, the James M. Cox Foundation has donated $860,000 to environmental nonprofits and honored more than 200 volunteers since the program's launch a decade ago. The winner of the 2018 National Cox Conserves Hero award will be announced in late October.

About Cox Enterprises:
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues over $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).
The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit www.CoxCSRReport.com.

About The Trust for Public Land:
The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. Millions of people live within a 10-minute walk of a Trust for Public Land park, garden or natural area, and millions more visit these sites every year. To support The Trust for Public Land and share why nature matters to you, visit www.tpl.org.

SOURCE Cox Enterprises

For further information: Cox Enterprises: Joanna Coker, 678-645-7318, PR@coxinc.com

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