World's Leading Candle Party Company Joins America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration

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PartyLite to sponsor its 16th float in Plymouth Thanksgiving Celebration Parade.

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Celebrating Plymouth’s unique place in America’s history reminds us of our PartyLite heritage and our deep gratitude for all the good things we enjoy in life.

PartyLite, the world’s #1 candle party business, will sponsor the Tom Turkey float in the Plymouth, Mass., Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Nelson Street in Plymouth.

According to Donna Green, Manager of Community Relations and Corporate Giving at PartyLite, 2013 marks the 16th year that PartyLite has sponsored a float in the “America’s Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration”.

Green says that, as part of Plymouth’s biggest event of the year – which includes a food festival, crafters pavilion, Coast Guard demonstration, and children’s events as well as the annual parade—PartyLite employee volunteers will march the 1.5 mile parade route holding the ropes that tether a giant Tom Turkey balloon created by Fabulous Inflatables.

Free PartyLite tealight candles will be given out at the PartyLite tent on the waterfront between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday. Tealights also will be given out from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday during the annual Patriotic Concert in Memorial Hall at 83 Court Street.

“PartyLite has always been so proud to be headquartered in Plymouth,” says Michael Norris, president of PartyLite Americas, “and it’s really an ideal fit when you think about it. PartyLite sells the ultimate products for celebration – the best quality candles you can buy anywhere in the world.” PartyLite candles are available in 21 countries around the globe.

“This year, we’re celebrating PartyLite’s 40th anniversary,” says Norris. “Our corporate headquarters have always been right here in America’s hometown, Plymouth, where the very first American celebration – the first Thanksgiving – took place to celebrate the abundance of the first harvest. It’s not surprising that in this beautiful season of celebration, our employees are excited to join other Plymouth residents and thousands of visitors from around the world for this cherished event. Celebrating Plymouth’s unique place in America’s history reminds us of our own heritage and our deep gratitude for all the good things we enjoy in life.”

About PartyLite

PartyLite is the world’s #1 party plan company selling candles, candle holders, flameless fragrance and wax warmers, as well as holiday and home décor available in 21 countries through nearly 45,000 independent PartyLite business entrepreneurs. PartyLite ranks #31 in the Direct Selling News “Global 100 top revenue-generating direct selling companies.” Based in Plymouth, Mass., PartyLite is a member of the Direct Selling Association. In 2013, PartyLite is celebrating 40 years as the global leader in its category and 23 years as a member of the Blyth family of companies (NYSE:BTH). For more information, please visit

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