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A Toast to the Triangle Announces Call for Volunteers


Raleigh, NC, January 10, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Mary Freeman, president and CEO of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities, has announced a call for volunteers for the 23rd annual A Toast to the Triangle™. Volunteer positions range from guest entry, set-up staff, restaurant coordinators, judging runners, to auction staff. Descriptions of the various positions can be found at www.atoasttothetriangle.org. All volunteers must be 18 or older.

A Toast to the Triangle is scheduled for Mar. 9 at 5:30 p.m. 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 over 40 of the area’s finest restaurants, caterers and purveyors of fine wines and specialty beers, as well as friendly competition among the participants. The 2007 Toast raised almost $175,000 for the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation and more than 1,300 guests were in attendance.

“Volunteering at A Toast to the Triangle is a perfect way to become involved with this event at a ground level and begin to build a strong a relationship with the Toast and with the Tammy Lynn Center,” said Mary Freeman, president & CEO of the Tammy Lynn Center.

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 programs for children and adults with special needs, 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 38th 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 40 of the Triangle’s finest restaurants, caterers and purveyors of fine wines and specialty beers. Attracting more than 1,300 people, last year’s event raised over $175,000 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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