Host Into the Light Fundraiser on September 14
WHAT: In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® will be hosting a day long Funds for Friends Fundraiser on September 14 to benefit Into the Light, a 5K for mental health awareness started by two sisters currently studying at Rutgers University, taking place on Saturday, September 23 at Rutgers University.
The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® will be donating 20% of the entire day’s food sales to Into the Light. In addition, there will be food and drink specials throughout the day and a beer pong tournament with a DJ beginning at 9:00 p.m. Signups for the 5K will also be available on site and, each person will receive a The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® drawstring bag.
Thursday, September 14
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
9:00 p.m. – Beer Pong Tournament
The Greene Turtle, 211 Main Street, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
About The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® and The Greene Turtle Franchising Corp.:
First opened in Ocean City, MD., in 1976, The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® today includes 44 locations in markets across Maryland and extending into Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Long Island, New York. Combining comfort food, a casual atmosphere and a sports bar theme marked by big screen TVs broadcasting local and national events, “The Turtle” has become a popular year-round destination where families, friends and fans of all ages feel at home. CBS Baltimore named The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille® among the best local spots to enjoy “March Madness.” Information is available online at www.thegreeneturtle.com and www.facebook.com/thegreeneturtle.
About Into the Light:
Artemis Mazzini is entering her senior of college at Rutgers. She is studying Communications with a focus in Leadership & Organization and has a double minor in Modern Greek and Digital Communication/Information & Media. Sophia Mazzini is entering her sophomore year in the Rutgers Business School, and she too minors in Modern Greek. Sophia plans to major in Marketing and then move on to interior design school. In April of 2017, Artemis and Sophia’s father, Philip Mazzini, died by suicide. Soon after, they decided it was important to dedicate their efforts to building a support system that would help solve the problems that circulate mental health. By working with Rutgers and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention they are confident that they will make a huge impact on everyone around them.
About the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention:
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Monique Smallow Shannon Stern