Raleigh, NC, February 10, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Articulon, a Raleigh-based branding and public relations firm, announces today the company’s sponsorship of the 23rd annual A Toast to the Triangle. The firm is a Silver Circle Sponsor, donating $2,500 to the foundation. This marks Articulon’s fourth year sponsoring the Toast. Proceeds will benefit the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc., which in turn supports the programs and services of The Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities. A Toast to the Triangle will be held March 9, 2008 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the N.C. State University McKimmon Center.
“The Tammy Lynn Center continues to provide opportunities to individuals so they might maximize their abilities in a loving, nurturing environment – a goal shared by so many Tammy Lynn families,” says Cindy Stranad, a board member and 2008 Toast publicity committee chair. “It is an honor to continue to support the Toast.”
Organizers are seeking to raise $200,000 to support Center operations, including educational, residential and family support services for children and adults with special needs. The Center has served this special population for the 38 years.
“We are thrilled by Articulon’s donation,” says Mary Freeman, president and CEO of the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities. “We appreciate the continued commitment from all the generous companies and individuals who help make this event a success every year.”
For questions about A Toast of the Triangle, a list of participating restaurants or sponsor information, please contact Maria Hernandez at (919) 832-3909 x 107 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based in Raleigh, Articulon serves as a branding and public relations firm. Inspired to gain results, Articulon helps clients to break through the abundance of noise with a brand and a focused message that creates a connection with an audience. Far beyond traditional, Articulon’s client campaigns are characterized by their responsiveness, creativity and commercial intelligence. Work has been completed for emerging brands and fortune 500 organizations including: Panera Bread, AKC, Defond North America, The Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina, WCPE- TheClassicalStation.org, Helms Mulliss Wicker, HumanCentric Technologies, Sustainable North Carolina, McDonald’s Corporation and Saks Fifth Ave. Visit www.articulon.com or call (919) 232-5008.
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.
About the Tammy Lynn Center:
Located on a nine-acre campus near NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, the Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities offers educational, residential and family support services to children and adults with special needs. In its 38th year, the Tammy Lynn Center remains committed to providing the individuals it serves with the opportunity to maximize their abilities and potential in a loving, nurturing environment.
The Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities is owned by the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation, Inc., and is independently and exclusively operated by TLC Operations, Inc. Both corporations are under the parent company, Tammy Lynn Center, Inc. All organizations are 501 (c)(3) entities, and all contributions are tax deductible according to IRS rules and regulations. For more information, visit www.tammylynncenter.org.