June 28, 2012
-- CHICAGO (June 28, 2012) – Sweet Leaf® Tea is proud to support Chicago-based non-profit organization Friends of the Parks as they conduct their annual L.A.T.E. Ride event by offering the company’s delicious organic iced tea beverages to all in attendance. An event designed to help raise funds for the restoration of parks and the development of innovative after-school programs for youth, Sweet Leaf® Tea will be supplying refreshing drinks to help cool off cyclists as they ride for a cause.
An annual non-competitive event that takes place June 30th, cyclists will ride 25 miles under the moonlight through Chicago neighborhoods. Sweet Leaf® Tea is supporting this worthy cause by offering their line of thirst-quenching teas to the about 8,500 participants. Riders will have a chance to indulge in an array of flavors such as, Original Sweet Tea, Green Tea, Raspberry, Peach and Diet Citrus when they complete the race.
“We love participating in events that give back to the community,”said Sweet Leaf® Tea Assistant Marketing Manager Danny Witte. “Friends of the Parks is a wonderful charity that has served as the city’s strongest independent advocate for improved parks and park programs. Being that Chicago is one of our strongest markets, Sweet Leaf® Tea is proud to be supporting this event and we hope that all attendees enjoy sipping Sweet Leaf® Tea while raising funds for a great cause.”
The L.A.T.E. Ride event begins at midnight June 30th at Grant Park near the Buckingham fountain in Chicago. For more information on L.A.T.E. Ride, please visit www.lateride.org. For more information on Friends of the Parks, please visit www.fotp.com. For tasty sweet tea information, please visit Sweet Leaf® Tea’s website at www.sweetleaftea.com.
About Sweet Leaf Tea®
Founded in 1998, Sweet Leaf® Tea is one of the fastest-growing beverage companies in the United States. Made from all-natural ingredients, including purified water, pure cane sugar and high-quality organic tea leaves, Sweet Leaf® Tea is made based on founder Clayton Christopher’
s recipe and technique, and is available nationwide. Sweet Leaf® Tea is now a part of the Nestlé Waters North America family of companies, joining the number-one bottled water company in the US. For more information please visit, http://www.sweetleaftea.com