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Lindt & Sprungli and Cookie Magazine Team up to Honor 'Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism'
Date:2/26/2009

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Program that Recognizes and Honors Individuals for Their Contribution

Stratham, N.H., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24th 2009, Lindt & Sprungli, the world's leading producer of premium chocolate, announced a partnership with Autism Speaks. To further support this partnership, today, Lindt and Cookie Magazine announced a program to honor two "Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism," ordinary individuals who are extraordinary champions for the cause in their family, home or community.

Between February 26th and March 11th 2009, individuals can visit www.LindtUnsungHeroes.com to nominate themselves or someone they know for the opportunity to be one of two "Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism". In April, Autism Awareness Month, the two individuals will be honored with recognition at, and paid travel to, the "Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism" event at the New York Palace Hotel. Additionally, they will receive a personal highlight in the June issue of Cookie Magazine and $5,000 towards their efforts and initiatives to support the cause.

"People across the nation are touched every day by the affects of autism," said Mark Roithmayr, President of Autism Speaks. "We are thrilled that Lindt and Cookie Magazine have chosen to honor these unsung heroes, the people working every day to make an impact, whether in their own lives or those of others."

Autism Advocate Nomination Details

Nominations will consist of a 250-500-word description of how the nominee embodies a "Lindt Unsung Hero of Autism." A panel of judges will review the submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstration of a strong and sustained commitment to the Autism cause, including a personal sacrifice
  • Illustration of a creative and innovative concept that furthers the goals of supporting Autism and raising awareness/research initiatives in his/her community
  • Impact of individual contributions on the lives of others or on their community who are impacted by autism
  • Identifiable changes that have been the result of the individual's activities

To enter a nomination and view the official rules and guidelines, please visit LindtUnsungHeroes.com.

"The 'Lindt Unsung Heroes of Autism' are passionate individuals who are making a difference in the lives of others in their families, homes or communities," said Thomas Linemayr, chief executive officer and president, Lindt USA. "We're thrilled to further support our partnership with Autism Speaks by recognizing and honoring these individuals."

About Lindt

Founded in 1845, Lindt & Sprungli is a global leader in the premium chocolate category, offering high-quality products in more than 80 countries. Lindt & Sprungli operates eight production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs 6,300 worldwide. Lindt USA operates more than 100 retail stores throughout the country and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels. For more information on Lindt, visit www.lindtusa.com.

About Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and to advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. It was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Bob Wright is Senior Advisor at Lee Equity Partners and served as vice chairman, General Electric, and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal for more than twenty years. Autism Speaks merged with both the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) and Cure Autism Now (CAN), bringing together the nation's three leading autism advocacy organizations. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit www.autismspeaks.org


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