Tim Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics, to Present the Lovin’ Award & Serve up Some Fun at Stop & Shop in Hyannis, Mass. on Sunday, August 9 at 4 p.m.

HYANNIS, Mass.--()--Lovin’ Scoopful:

“We are excited about the Lovin’ Award that honors young men and women who foster understanding and respect and set an inspiring example for us all.”

WHO: Tim Shriver and family members, in connection with ice cream company Lovin’ Scoopful, will present the Lovin’ Award to a very special teenager.

WHAT: Lovin’ Scoopful proudly created the Lovin’ Award in 2011 to annually honor students who have shown tremendous strength and leadership in standing up for the rights of people with intellectual or other differences. This year’s winner is Kaitlyn Guild from Kensington, Conn.

“The Lovin’ Award celebrates young people who embody strength in character, leadership and compassion for those with different abilities,” states Lovin’ Scoopful co-founder Maria Shriver. “We are excited about the Lovin’ Award that honors young men and women who foster understanding and respect and set an inspiring example for us all.”

Three Lovin’ Award finalists will also be honored at the awards ceremony: Dominque Bianco of Staten Island, N.Y.; Kara DiGregorio of Milford, Mass.; and Julia Eve Horwitz of Washington, D.C.

WHEN:

   

Sunday, August 9th, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Award Ceremony at 4 p.m.

Sampling Lovin’ Scoopful ice cream from 3 – 7 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Hyannis Stop & Shop, 425 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601

 

WHY:

Lovin’ Scoopful is not only a delicious gourmet light ice cream, it also shares 25% of its profits with Special Olympics.

 

About Lovin’ Scoopful

Lovin’ Scoopful is a gourmet light premium ice cream made with super premium ingredients and fun flavors like Mintalicious, What The Fudge, and Rockin’ Raspberry Cheesecake. The company was founded in 2008 as an ongoing source of revenue for Special Olympics. Lovin’ Scoopful donates 25% of its profits to Special Olympics.

About Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC employs over 59,000 associates and operates 395 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey. The company helps support local communities fight hunger, combat childhood cancer and promote general health and wellness – with emphasis on children’s educational and support programs. In its commitment to be a sustainable company, Stop & Shop is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and EPA’s Smart Way program and has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores. Stop & Shop is an Ahold company. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com or www.facebook.com/stopandshop.

About Special Olympics

Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all. Using sports as the catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice and intolerance. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Special Olympics movement has grown to more than 4.4 million athletes in 170 countries. With the support of more than 1.3 million coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics delivers 32 Olympic-type sports and more than 81,000 games and competitions throughout the year. Visit Special Olympics at www.specialolympics.org. Engage with us on: Twitter@specialolympics, fb.com/specialolympics, youtube.com/specialolympicshq, instagram.com/specialolympics, and specialolympicsblog.wordpress.com.

Contacts

For Lovin’ Scoopful
Joanie Parsons, 206-789-5668
Cell: 206-601-7796
joanie@parsonspr.com
or
Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
Phil Tracey, 617-774-4434
philip.tracey@stopandshop.com

Release Summary

Tim Shriver & Lovin' Scoopful Present Award to Teen Who Embodies Strength in Leadership and Compassion to Those With Intellectual or Other Differences.

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