Raleigh, NC, March 05, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- ABC11 Eyewitness News (www.abc11.com) has announced that the station will serve as a platinum sponsor of the 25th annual A Toast to the Triangle event. The event will be held on Sunday, March 7 at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Center. Donations generated from the event will support the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc., which funds the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities (TLCDD) and the services the center provides for children and adults with special needs. Restaurants and caterers from around the Triangle will provide wine, beer and food samples to those in attendance as well as compete in a “Best in Show” food competition.
“We are honored to sponsor the 25th annual A Toast to the Triangle, which is an important event taking place in our area,” said John Idler, president and general manager of ABC11 Eyewitness News. “The support that the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities provides to those in need is vital to our community, so we are proud to be helping out in any way we can.”
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- Raffles and live and silent auctions for various donated items will also take place.
- Tickets cost $100 each.
- For more information about the event visit http://www.atoasttothetriangle.org/.
About ABC11 Eyewitness News:
ABC11 Eyewitness News provides 33 hours of local news every week, serving more than 1 million households in a 23-county area in North Carolina and Virginia. Eyewitness News also provides news, weather and sports information 24 hours a day on ABC11.com as well as serving two additional digital channels, ABC11 Eyewitness News Now on Time Warner cable channel 213, and Live Well HD on Time Warner 212. ABC11 WTVD is part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, which is home to all of The Walt Disney Company's worldwide entertainment and news television properties. For more information, go to www.abc11.com.
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