DEL MONTE FRESH TO AWARD SCHOOLS WITH CASH, FRESH FRUIT AND SALAD BARS IN ONLINE CONTEST
“TEACHER MONDAY: CASH FOR CLASSROOMS”
This fall “Del Monte Fresh” will hold its second annual online contest, “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms.” The program awards cash and fresh fruit to kindergarten thru 12th grade school teachers across North America to encourage them to incorporate healthy eating and living messages into classroom activities. Sixty teachers will win a total of $1,000 in cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit for their students. Top winners will also get a Del Monte FreshÒ Field Day event for their school in which the entire student body will enjoy a day of Del Monte fresh fruit, games and fun activities. Salad bars for schools will also be given away through promotions at supermarkets. Go to www.fruits.com today for details.
Click on the link below to watch an entertaining video of real students at Sun City Elementary, in Bossier City, Louisiana — one of Del Monte’s top winning schools in last year’s in “Teacher Monday.”http://www.youtube.com/user/DelMonteFresh
DEL MONTE FRESH ANNOUNCES 2ND ANNUAL
“TEACHER MONDAY: CASH FOR CLASSROOMS” CONTEST
WINNERS AWARDED CASH, FRESH FRUIT AND SALAD BARS!
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – August 1, 2011 – Back by popular demand from parents and teachers Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc. (Del Monte) announced today it will hold its second annual online contest “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” at www.fruits.com. The promotion encourages kindergarten thru 12th grade school teachers across North America to incorporate healthy eating and living messages into classroom activities. During six weeks this fall, 60 teachers will win cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit. Ten schools will also win a salad bar for their school. Many more winners will get a Del Monte Fresh Field Day event for their school in which the entire student body will enjoy a day of Del Monte® fresh fruit, games and fun activities.
Last year, hundreds of teachers and millions of voters throughout North America participated in “Teacher Monday.” Many winning teachers were able to introduce delicious fresh cut pineapple and melons to schoolchildren for the first time.
“If we can encourage just a few more kids to reach for fresh fruit instead of chips or cookies, we have accomplished our goals,” said Dennis Christou, VP of Marketing, North America for Del Monte.
To be eligible to win, teachers must register for “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com then encourage all their fans to vote for them online. Ten winners will be selected each Monday for six consecutive weeks in October and November 2011. Winners are based solely on the number of votes they receive. Winning teachers will receive $750 in cash to purchase school supplies and $250 in Del MonteÒ fresh fruit coupons for classroom snacks and to use in fruit educational activities.
Winning North American schools will also be linked with schools in countries where Del Monte grows its fruit to help further the education of students by introducing them to another culture. Tropical schools will also receive $1,000 each for school supplies and improvements.
Look for “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” stickers on Del MonteÒ fresh produce such as pineapples, bananas, melons, grapes, avocados, tomatoes and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, as well as colorful posters and other materials in produce departments.
Like Del Monte on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DelMonteFreshProduce) and join us on Twitter (delmontefresh) to stay informed about contest news, download coupons and win prizes and fresh fruit gift certificates.
About Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc.
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. is one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, as well as a leading producer and distributor of prepared food in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the countries formerly part of the Soviet Union. Fresh Del Monte markets its products worldwide under the Del Monte® brand, a symbol of product innovation, quality, freshness and reliability for more than 100 years.
Now here is your chance to win some FREE fresh produce! Cash for Classroom and Del Monte are offering 3 of my readers a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate for fresh Del Monte produce~!
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This Giveaway will end Saturday October 15, 2011 at 11:59pm Eastern Time and is open to US residents only who are 18 years old or older. 3 winners will be picked randomly. Once the winners are picked, I will email them notifying them that they won! They will have 48 hours to claim their prize. Good Luck!!