HO-HO-KUS, N.J., May 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Go4theGoal Foundation is proud to announce the support of Tasti D-Lite's Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ location during its three-day Grand Opening celebration April 27-29, 2012.
Tasti D-Lite's Ho-Ho-Kus Franchise Owner, Vinny Errigo hosted a weekend full of Tasti give-aways, free samples and prizes. Generous residents of Ho-Ho-Kus and surrounding areas filled Go4theGoal donation cans while enjoying delicious, healthy frozen Tasti treats.
"What a successful weekend it was for the Grand Opening of Tasti Di-Lite in Ho-Ho-Kus. The weekend events were made even more important and special because of the partnership we shared with Go4theGoal Foundation to help raise awareness and support for pediatric cancer patients and their families in New Jersey and across the country," said Mr. Errigo.
Saturday's festivities included a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony attended by Ho-Ho-Kus Town Council President Kimberly Weiss, Chamber of Commerce President Steve Sager and Executive Vice President, Kelly Valasquez.
Donna Smith, Executive Vice President of Marketing also attended the event to show support from the Tasti D-Lite corporate headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee. "It was a pleasure to support the Go4theGoal organization through our Grand Opening efforts. We look forward to the possibility of supporting the cause even further in the future," said Ms. Smith.
Donations from the three-day celebration will benefit Go4theGoal Foundation's programs that support children battling cancer, their families, pediatric oncology units in hospitals across the country as well as pediatric cancer research.
ABOUT GO4THEGOAL FOUNDATION
Go4theGoal Foundation - Go4theGoal.org - is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit charitable organization founded in 2006 by Dr. Richard and Beth Stefanacci, soon after their oldest child was diagnosed with Ewing's
Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Together with funds raised privately and it's many unique awareness and fundraising campaigns, including National Dress 4 Pediatric Cancer Day®, Lace-Up 4 Pediatric Cancer® and Richard's Run® 5K runs, Go4theGoal provides children undergoing cancer treatment and their families with financial assistance, runs fun hospital-based programs, grants special wishes and supplies Apple® electronic products to children and pediatric oncology units in over 30 hospitals across the country. Since 2007, G4G has funded over $500k in innovative pediatric cancer research.
ABOUT TASTI DI-LITE
Since its inception in 1987, Tasti D-Lite is a guilt-free dessert made with natural ingredients including real dairy, with no artificial sweeteners. Tasti D-Lite is lower in calories, carbs and sugar than ice cream and leading frozen yogurt brands and is available in more than 100 flavors. Tasti D-Lite first launched its franchise program in 2008 and is now operating in 14 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. Internationally, the company has already established a presence through master franchise relationships in the United Arab Emirates, Central America and Australia, and has commitments to grow the brand in 15 countries across the globe.
Contact: Beth Stefanacci
Contact: Vinny Errigo
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