Navigation Links
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


'/>"/>
SOURCE Lindt & Sprungli
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. A chocolate cookie a day puts 20 pounds on an energetically-balanced kid in 4 years
2. Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS
3. Center for Consumer Freedom Releases Dont Sue Me Santa Christmas Cookie Liability Waiver
4. Have Your Cookie and Fiber too With Nanas Newest Cookie Bar
5. Dr. Siegals(R) COOKIE DIET(TM) Creator Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., Weighs In on Madonnas My husband didnt want to have sex on the cookie diet Remarks
6. Now Playing: Spike Lee Stands with Earvin Magic Johnson, Cookie Johnson and Abbott to Launch National PSA Campaign
7. Eighth Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET Retail Location Opens August 1st at Tysons Corner Center Near Washington, DC
8. Cookie Magazine and Lord & Taylor Launch Cookies for Kids Cancer in Support of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month on September 13th, 2008
9. Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Grandma Taylors Gourmet Dipping Cookies Sold in Giant Stores
10. World of Grains(TM) - The Cookie Thats One Bite Better Comes to a Store Near You
11. New York Marathon Runners Refueling With Smart for Life Cookie Squares
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Top cosmetic and periodontal ... program today with a new Indiegogo campaign . Individuals are now able ... in the Los Angeles area, either as a participating patient or through an Indiegogo ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Thomas Vas-Don suffered from severe injury due to ... able to successfully recover. In “ Origin & Insertion Charts for Massage Therapists ” ... principals of massage, anatomy , trigger points and referral pain patterns . ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... It’s enough to overwork even the sharpest brain. , Power On, a mental ... activity without over clocking the brain. Each capsule contains Cognizin® Citicoline, a branded ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 22, 2017 , ... The ... to the thousands of individuals who have recently fallen victim to America’s opioid epidemic. ... in Orange County, California, where they are free from the shame, stigma, and ...
(Date:2/22/2017)... Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) , ... February 22, 2017 , ... ... stories, is proud to once again feature Heroes On The Water (HOW), a non-profit ... This season’s all new episode has series host ‘Mike D’ traveling to Lake Denmark, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... , Feb. 23, 2017 Regulus Therapeutics ... discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today ... 2016 financial results on Thursday, March 2, 2017 after ... conference call and webcast on March 2, 2017 at ... full year 2016 financial results and provide a general ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... The fast-growing cannabis market is expected to create ... According to the 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook, published by New ... jobs by 2020, with an implied growth rate of more ... accelerating pace of cannabis legalization is considered as the main ... will further create more business ventures and boost the economy. ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... South Korea , Feb. 23, 2017 LG Innotek ... UV-C LED for sterilization applications. As its sterilization performance is 1.5 ... produces the short wavelength ultraviolet rays in the range of 200 -- ... the proliferation of bacteria by destroying their DNA. LG Innotek,s product ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: