ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 29 /CNW/ - The Daffodil Place Campaign has received a
generous gift of $30,000 from Lamb's Palm Breeze Amber Rum, Newfoundland's #1
selling spirit brand.
Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea and member of the Daffodil Place Campaign
Cabinet said, "Since Daffodil Place was launched in May of 2007, we have seen
great commitments from corporate entities and we are very pleased to have
Corby Distilleries Limited show their support to the people of Newfoundland
and Labrador by making such a generous gift on behalf of Lamb's Palm Breeze
Rick Hollihan of Corby Distilleries Limited, stated that "The 2007
Daffodil fundraising campaign in liquor stores surpassed our expectations, we
are thrilled that consumers showed their support and we are able to give back
to such a worthy cause." Corby Distilleries Limited is a leading Canadian
manufacturer and marketer of spirits and imported wines since 1859. Hollihan
added, "Lamb's Palm Breeze Amber Rum is proud to participate in a project that
touches so many families throughout Newfoundland and Labrador."
Daffodil Place will increase access to care and provide a home away from
home for the growing number of cancer patients seeking treatment. It will also
serve as a community center for a variety of cancer initiatives, and patient
Construction of Daffodil Place is scheduled to begin in the spring with
the doors to Daffodil Place opening in early 2009.
For more information please visit www.daffodilplace.ca
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For further information:
For further information: Rose M. Daley, Director, Daffodil Place
Campaign, Canadian Cancer Society, (709) 757-3455 or ((709) 682 2872,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Reference: www.daffodilplace.ca