Capitol Lighting, 1-800LIGHTING.COM Announce Ugly Lamp Facebook Contest

Participants can win $100 Capitol Lighting Gift Cards Each Week By Submitting Photos Of Their Ugly Table Lamps, Floor Lamp and Bedroom Lamps

Online PR News – 16-February-2011 – – Boca Raton, Fla. – Feb. 17, 2011 – Capitol Lighting, one of the nation's leading retailers of name-brand lighting with eight showrooms in New Jersey and Florida and worldwide at, today announced its Ugly Lamp Facebook Photo Contest.

Each week from February 14, 2011 to March 14, 2011 Capitol Lighting will give away a $100 gift card to the participant whose ugly lamp photo receives the most comments on the company's Facebook wall at

How to Enter:

Step 1: Become a fan of Capitol Lighting's Facebook page at

Step 2: Post your photo on our Facebook wall and Tag CapitolLightng1800Lighting in the photo

Contest Details:

Contest begins on Monday, February 14, 2011, and runs through Monday March 14, 2011. One winner per week will win based on the total number of comments made on the photo (participants comments only get counted once) by 11:59 ET each Friday. In the event of a tie, a winner will be selected at random. Submit multiple photos to increase your chances of winning. We'll contact you via Facebook message for your mailing address, so we can send your $100 Capitol Lighting Gift Card if you win it!

"Our contest is not only fun, but it's practical," said Eric Lebersfeld, president of Capitol Lighting. "We've all walked into a room or friend's house (or even our own house) and cringed at a hideous lamp. So, we're making it easy to get rid of those ugly table lamps, floor lamps and bedroom lamps and replace it with a beautiful piece from Capitol Lighting."

For official rules, visit

About Capitol Lighting and

For more than 85 years, the lighting experts at Capitol Lighting have helped customers find the perfect lighting fixture from the largest selection of lighting and lamps – from table lamps to floor lamps and bedroom lamps - at the most affordable prices available.

The company's eight lighting showrooms are the offspring of a family retailing tradition that dates back to 1924, when Max Lebersfeld, an electrical contractor and immigrant from Austria-Hungary, opened a lighting fixture store in Newark, N.J. Four generations later, Capitol Lighting has expanded the concept to four locations in New Jersey, four in southeast Florida and worldwide online at

Among their many awards, the readers of New Jersey Monthly magazine recently voted Capitol Lighting as the "Best of New Jersey 2010" for "Where to Shop for Lighting." Additionally, peers and fellow industry professionals have nominated Capitol Lighting for the seventh time for the prestigious ARTS Award for "Best Lighting Showroom" in the East Atlantic.

To find the best prices on your personal lighting project, or to request a quote for your next commercial lighting project, please visit Capitol Lighting's website at or call 1-800-544-4846.

Visit Capitol Lighting on Facebook at and Twitter at You'll see great information and receive special offers and coupons for table lamps, floor lamps, bedroom lamps and more!