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Voting Now Open to Select Good Riddance Day Contest Winner.

Public will choose winner from 10 finalists to send on a five-night trip to Good Riddance Day and New Year's Eve in Times Square

CINCINNATI -- In the section listing finalists, the bullet should read: Tiffany Bradley from Knoxville, Tenn., wants to shred the medicals bills from her life-threatening emergency surgery that she finally paid off in 2010 (sted Bruce Grimm from Longview, Wash., wants to shred poor customer service).

The corrected release reads:

VOTING NOW OPEN TO SELECT GOOD RIDDANCE DAY CONTEST WINNER

Public will choose winner from 10 finalists to send on a five-night trip to Good Riddance Day and New Year's Eve in Times Square

Since September, hundreds of people across the nation have entered Cintas' contest for the chance to win a trip to New York City to watch their funny, heartfelt and forgettable memories of 2010 get shredded into pieces on Good Riddance Day. Cintas has narrowed down the submissions to 10 finalists and now it's up to the public to determine the winner. Anyone can participate by visiting www.cintas.com/goodriddanceday to vote for their favorite entry. Voting ends on Friday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. Eastern. The grand prize winner will receive a five-night trip to New York City to destroy their item in person on Good Riddance Day on Dec. 28, and ring in the New Year in Times Square.

The grand prize winner will receive:

* Two roundtrip airfare tickets

* Five-night stay at Wyndham Garden Hotel - Times Square South

* Two VIP passes to an exclusive pre-viewing of the Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball on Dec. 30

* Two "Let There Be Love" Waterford Crystal toasting flutes

* Designation as the official "First to Shred" at Good Riddance Day 2010

* Dave & Buster's Gift Card and Power Cards

* Ticket Package to Madame Tussauds

* Ticket Package to experience THE RIDE

* $50 gift card to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Below are the top ten finalists. More information about their stories can by found by visiting www.cintas.com/goodriddanceday.

* Tiffany Bradley from Knoxville, Tenn., wants to shred the medicals bills from her life-threatening emergency surgery that she finally paid off in 2010

* Victoria Dillivan from Chicago wants to shred all of her 2010 bridesmaids dresses

* Gail Donaldson from Duluth, Ga., wants to shred the paper trail from homeschooling her son for eight years

* Michael Keselica from Tinley Park, Ill., wants to shred his frustration of unemployment

* Debbie Kulas from Monson, Mass., wants to shred all the sickness she witnessed in 2010 while working at a hospital

* Denise Larkin from Ocala, Fla., wants to shred her 12-year-old daughter's surgical gown and the 13 surgeries she has battled throughout her childhood

* Jillian Marsala from Palatine, Ill., would like to shred the grief that losing her mother to pancreatic cancer has caused her family, especially her father

* Laurie Picadio from Oxford, Ohio, wants to shred her unsuccessful marriage and accreditation materials from work

* Jillian Roberts from Turlock, Calif., would like to shred the 13-year-old Lazy-Boy with broken springs that her husband loves to sit in

* Kathleen Selman from Tampa, Fla., wants to shred her twins' constant two-year-old temper tantrums

For this annual New Year's tradition, Cintas is providing one of its large, mobile shredding trucks in Times Square for participants to shred all their bad memories from 2010. Participants can bring anything from a picture of an old flame to a pink slip or pile of parking tickets.

Cintas teamed up with the co-organizers of New Year's Eve in Times Square, the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, to invite the public to say goodbye, once and for all, to the bad memories of 2010. The event will take place on Dec. 28, in Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to the public to discard any unpleasant, embarrassing and downright depressing memories from 2010.

To vote or learn more about the contest, please visit www.cintas.com/goodriddanceday.

For more information on Cintas' document management programs, please visit www.cintas.com/documentmanagement.

For more information on Times Square New Year's Eve, please visit www.timessquarenyc.org.

About Cintas Corporation

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a Nasdaq-100 company and component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

About Times Square New Year's Eve

The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are the organizers of Times Square New Year's Eve. The Times Square Alliance works to improve and promote Times Square so that it retains the energy, edge and distinctiveness that have made it an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life. Countdown Entertainment, which represents the owners of One Times Square, and the New Year's Eve Ball, is a marketing management and event production company specializing in the Times Square area.
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