Media Alert: Kick-Off Event at American Cancer Society for Three Twin Cities Waste Haulers to Launch Curb Cancer Campaign, 11am, 9/15/11, Thursday

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Dick’s Sanitation, Troje’s Trash & Recycling and Walters Recycling & Refuse announced today they are giving customers a chance to “Curb Cancer” through one of two donation programs that will benefit the American Cancer Society and Angel Foundation.

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As a breast cancer survivor and an owner of a family-owned waste and recycling company, I am inspired by offering our customers the Curb Cancer program, said Debbie Nielsen, Vice President of Dick’s Sanitation.

Dick’s Sanitation, Troje’s Trash & Recycling and Walters Recycling & Refuse announced today they are giving customers a chance to “Curb Cancer” through one of two donation programs that will benefit the American Cancer Society and Angel Foundation.

WHEN: 11 a.m. Sept 15, 2011, Thursday

WHERE: American Cancer Society parking lot, 2520 Pilot Knob Road, Mendota Heights, MN

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: Interview/photo opportunities with speakers, including :

David Domack, Public Relations Manager, Dick’s Sanitation
DJ Troje, Owner, Troje’s Trash & Recycling
George Walter, President, Walters Recycling & Refuse
Michelle Shufelt, Event Specialist, American Cancer Society
Caitlin Townsend, Brand Manager, Cascade Engineering

A ribbon breaking ceremony with cancer survivors will kick off the campaign. Pink carts will be on site and they will unveil the new Curb Cancer truck graphics that will appear on a selection of trucks.

MORE INFORMATION: Haulers will be offering pink waste carts, as well as, a donation matching program to their residential customers. Each hauler is offering a donation program that will match their customer’s donation. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the American Cancer Society and Angel Foundation.

Please RSVP to Judy Bialka, Waste Concepts, Public Relations Coordinator.
(612) 987-1360 or jbialka(at)wasteconcepts(dot)com

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