The Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc. Announces 2009 Date for A Toast to the Triangleā„¢

Raleigh, NC, October 30, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Mary Freeman, president and CEO of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities (www.tammylynncenter.org), has announced the 2009 date for 24th annual A Toast to the Triangle™. The event is scheduled for March 8th at North Carolina State University’s McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The Toast raises funds for the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc., which supports the children and adults of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities. The Center provides educational, residential, and family support services for children and adults with special needs.

The event offers guests samples from nearly 50 of the area’s finest restaurants, caterers and purveyors of fine wines and specialty beers, as well as friendly competition among the participants. The last two events combined have raised almost $387,000 for the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation and more than 2,500 guests have been in attendance.

“We are honored to host the 24th annual A Toast to the Triangle,” said Freeman. “Each year, we are thrilled to host an event that brings the local community together to support such an important cause.”

About the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc.:
The Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc., founded in 1969, supports the children and adults of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities. The center provides special needs programs for children and adults, including educational services, respite care, early childhood intervention, residential services and a summer program. The Tammy Lynn Center serves nearly 400 children and families each year. For more information, please visit www.tammylynncenter.org.

About the Tammy Lynn Center:
Located on a nine-acre campus near North Carolina State University in Raleigh, the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities (TLCDD) offers educational, residential and family support services to children and adults with special needs. In its 39th year, the center remains committed to providing the individuals it serves with the opportunity to maximize their abilities and potential in a loving, nurturing environment. TLCDD is owned by the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc. and is independently operated by TLC Operations, Inc. Both corporations are under the parent company Tammy Lynn Center, Inc. All organizations are nonprofit entities (510(c)(3)), and contributions are tax deductible. For more information, please visit www.tammylynncenter.org.

About A Toast to the Triangle:
A Toast to the Triangle was first held on April 6, 1986 at Carolina Place. Approximately $6,000 was raised and given to the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation’s Building Fund. Since 1986, the event has been held annually to raise funds for the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc. and its affiliated organizations. The event offers an astonishing array of culinary splendor from nearly 50 of the Triangle’s finest restaurants, caterers and purveyors of fine wines and specialty beers. Attracting more than 1,200 people, last year’s event raised more than $212,000 for the center’s programs and services. To learn more about this event, please visit www.atoasttothetriangle.org.

Maria I. Hernandez
Director of Development
Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities
(919) 832-3909 x 107
(919) 863 2021 (fax)
mhernandez@tammylyncenter.org

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