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TD Bank Participates in the Stand UP for Autism Paddleboard Weekend

TD Bank is joining Stand UP for Autism Paddleboard to present the organization’s first racing event in association with Sup Joey Paddle Board on Saturday, September 15th

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PRLog - Sep. 11, 2012 - MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, is joining Stand UP for Autism Paddleboard to present the organization’s first racing event in association with Sup Joey Paddle Board on Saturday, September 15.  This three-day event includes a kick-off party at the Cabana at Waters Edge on Thursday, September 13, at 8 p.m. and an auction to benefit the Charleston Autism Academy.  The races begin at 8 a.m. September 15 with the Elite race, certified by the World Paddle Association (WPA).

“TD Bank is proud to participate in the Stand UP for Autism Paddleboard weekend,” said Dixon Woodward, TD Bank Market President. “Supporting events such as these not only benefits the community, but also lets families experience our brand.”  

Friday, September 14, will be set aside for private instruction from the renowned athlete Michael “Westy” Westenberger, an avid racer sponsored by YOLO boards ©.  SUP Joey and Paddle Fit© also will offer paddleboard certification clinics throughout the weekend.  The big event begins at 8 p.m.  Saturday on Shem Creek at Waters Edge.  The first race will feature professional paddleboarders, coming from all over the world, to compete in a seven-mile race where they can earn points in conjunction with WPA standards.  Registration is at 7 a.m. with a mandatory pre-race meeting for all racers at 7:45 a.m.  A recreational three-mile race for all skill levels begins at 8:15 a.m., followed by a one-mile kid’s race and a SUP Paddle for Autism session.  Please register at http://sup4autism.weebly.com/ as space is limited.   Board rentals will be available.  All proceeds benefit Charleston Autism Academy (CAA).

CAA is a non-profit  organization providing autism therapy services to children with autism.  To learn more about CAA, please visit charlestonautismacademy.org.  Paddleboarding has positively impacted our children’s communication and gross motor skills.  SUP Joey (supjoey.com) has helped the children of CAA to access paddleboarding as well as experience a unique sport.  

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing nearly 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,280 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized wealth management services through TD Wealth, insurance products and services through TD Insurance, Inc., and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. To learn more, find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US, or visit www.tdbank.com.

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America and one of the few banks in the world rated AAA by Moody's. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD." To learn more, visit www.td.com.


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