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TDMG Employees Raise Money to Benefit the Sunshine Center for the Aging

Clearwater, FL – TDMG employees held two fundraising events over the holiday season to benefit the Friends of the Sunshine Center for the Aging in Pinellas County. Employees donated money to participate in a company-wide jeans day event and bough raffle tickets for a chance to win a ceramic travel gnome. Bothe events raised over $1,000 for the charity.

TDMG Employees Raise Money to Benefit the Pinellas County Foster Parents Association

Clearwater, FL – In an effort to help those in need during the holiday season, TDMG employees donated money in order to wear jeans during the regular work week. All proceeds benefited the Pinellas County Foster Parents Association and their Angels for Angels gift drive. Over $1,000 was raised over the holiday season for these deserving children.

TDMG Employees Raise Money to Benefit the American Red Cross

Clearwater, FL – In an effort to thelp the victims of the devastating tornadoes in the Southeastern United States, TDMG employees raised money for the American Red Cross. Employees were asked to donate money in order to wear jeans during the regular work week. The response was overwhelming with more than $500 collected in a single day.

TDMG Employees Raise Money to Benefit the Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities

Clearwater, FL – In an effort to help the families of the two fallen St. Petersburg police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, TDMG employees sponsored a “Jeans Day” to raise money. More than $600 was donated and given to the Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities office. This charity helps police officers and their families and serves Pinellas, Hernando, Citrus and Sumter Counties.

Long Island Widow Wins $2.1 Million In “Strike It Rich” Sweepstakes

Garden City, NY – In a press conference held today at the Garden City Hotel, National Managasine (NME) awarded its $2.1 million “Strike It Rich VI” Grand Prize to Hazel James of Hempstead, New York. Surrounded by family and friends, the 77‐year old widow proudly accepted the prize. Since 1984, NME has been one of the country’s leading magazine subscription sales companies and has awarded more than $8 million in sweepstakes prizes to winners from all corners of the United States.
 
“This is one of the biggest prize give-aways in our 26 year history and we are thrilled to have such a truly outstanding winner to be awarded with the check,” says Tom Ripley, President of National Magazine Exchange. “Hazel represents a lifetime of dedicated service to her family, her church, and her country. We are delighted to be instrumental in making such a deserving person our most recent multimillion‐dollar winner.”

 

National Magazine Exchange (NME) Awards $45,000.00 Grand Prize in “Fantasy Riches II” Sweepstakes

Clearwater, FL – National Magazine Exchange, located in Clearwater, FL, announced today that Ms. Ronny Sweat, of St. George, UT, is the Grand Prize Winner of $45,000.00 cash in the “Fantasy Riches II” sweepstakes, sponsored exclusively by NME. In a random drawing of over 500,000 entries, Ms. Sweat was the single winner of the top prize.

When notified by telephone of the prize amount, Ms. Sweat was both overjoyed and near tears. “The transmission in my car recently fell out. I am going to have to buy another car. This couldn’t have come at a better time!” she exclaimed.

National Magazine Exchange Employees Raise Funds for Haitian Relief

Clearwater, FL – In repsonse to the ongoing relief aid of the earthquake survivors in Haiti, National Magazine Exchange (www.NMEmags.com) sponsored a “Jeans Day” which raised money for the crisis in the devastated island nation. NME Employees who donated toward the NME Haitian relief were allowed to wear jeans to work on Monday, January 25th. In the end, more than 250 employees donated and participated in the cause. The money raised was presented to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund.

ThinkDirect Marketing Group Donates Financial Support to Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA) over Holidays

Clearwater, FL – In their ongoing support of the Tampa Bay community, ThinkDirect Marketing Group announced a donation of $1,000,000 to Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA), located in St. Petersburg, Fl. Founded in 1977, CASA was established as a spouse abuse shelter to provide a safe haven for battered spouses and their children. At the time, the shelter was staffed by volunteers and part-time workers and had a capacity of eight residents. Today CASA offers emergency shelter for up to 30 individuals at a time in a safe residence. This past year, CASA provided emergency housing to 242 adults and 107 children.