T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 3rd ANNUAL
BASKIN-ROBBINS “FAMILY DAY” IN NASHVILLE ON NOVEMBER 11th WITH SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMER COCO JONES
Emcee and Honorary Chairman, Kelly Sutton of Fox 17 Mornings,
Special Appearances by Tennessee Titans Gerald McRath, Belmont University Head Coach Rick Byrd, Goodlettsville Little League Team
The T.J. Martell Foundation’s 3rd Annual Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins “Family Day,” presented by Belmont University, is slated for November 11th from 1:00-4:00pm at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville. The event will feature a performance by Hollywood Recording artist & Star of Disney’s Let It Shine, Coco Jones, an indoor kids arena complete with fun inflatables and sport games, and a special presentation of The T.J. Martell Foundation’s Family Awards. Kelly Sutton of Fox 17 Mornings will be on hand to serve as Emcee and Honorary Chairman of the day.
Each year, The T.J. Martell Foundation presents special Family Awards on the premise that outstanding accomplishments by individuals are achieved with the support and dedication of their families. A Family Award will be presented this year to the Goodlettsville Little League Team and their families in honor of their achievement of the United States Little League Championship. In celebration and honor of Veteran’s Day, The T.J, Martell Foundation will also be honoring a military family, in cooperation with 95 WSM’s Salute to the Troops. 1045 The Zone will be on premise to present Tennessee Titans Gerald McRath, Belmont University Head Coach Rick Byrd, and various other sports personalities.
Tickets and all details are available now at www.NashvilleFamilyDay.com
. Tickets are $50 for a family of four or $15 for individual tickets. There will also be a special “Your Family Meets Our Family” VIP ticket package that includes admission to a reception prior to the event where families receive meet and greet access to the Family Day event performers, including Disney Television star Coco Jones. This VIP package is available at $150 for a family of four. All proceeds benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation.
All tickets include performance by Hollywood Recording artist & Disney Television star Coco Jones, kids entertainer Riff Rockit and Band, Nashville singer/songwriter Cali Rodi, and an indoor carnival with inflatable games, sport games, face painting and balloon artists.
Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins will serve for the 3rd year in a row as title sponsor for the Family Day event. Belmont University presents the event in association with BMI, Southwest Airlines, The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin Robbins Community Foundation, GAC, Gibson Foundation, Maggiano’s and our media sponsors Fox 17, mytv30, CW58, 1045 the Zone, 95.5FM WSM, Nashville Parent, Lamar Advertising, and Graffiti Advertising.
About T.J. Martell Foundation
It began with a promise from a father to his dying son. Founded in 1975 by music executive Tony Martell and his industry colleagues in memory of his son T.J., a young victim of Leukemia.
The T.J. Martell Foundation has provided over $250 million in grants to the nation’s leading hospitals for innovative research to find the cause and cure for cancer and leukemia. In Nashville, over $18 million has been awarded to the Frances Williams Preston Laboratories at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center which has led to more than $100 million in additional federal research support to Vanderbilt scientists.
About Dunkin’ Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com
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Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine’s 31st annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream and soft serve, custom ice cream cakes and a full range of beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at nearly 7,000 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,000 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. For the full-year 2011, Baskin-Robbins' shops had global
franchisee-reported sales of approximately $1.8 billion. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Baskin-Robbins is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For further information, visit www.BaskinRobbins.com