Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel raises over $5,000 for Vermont Foodbank with 2nd annual charity sale

first_imgOn Saturday, December 10, Vermonters shopped till they dropped ‘ and raised over $5,000 to fight hunger.Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel held their 2nd annual Charity Sale in December, and the store and its customers collectively raised over $5,000 for Lenny’s chosen charity partner, the Vermont Foodbank. This morning, Lenny’s owner Mark McCarthy presented that donation to Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles.Lenny’s customers purchased tickets, for $5 each, to the one-day sale. With that ticket, customers qualified for substantial discounts on top gift items throughout the store. More than 550 tickets were sold, and 100% of the proceeds from those ticket sales went directly to the Foodbank. Each $5 ticket sold enabled the Foodbank to help provide 30 meals for Vermonters in need.In addition to the ticket proceeds, Lenny’s also donated a percentage of the day’s sales to benefit the Foodbank, making for a total donation of $5,148.‘We’re happy with the success of this event, and we’re so pleased to be able to make this kind of donation to the Vermont Foodbank,’ said Lenny’s owner Mark McCarthy. ‘We’d like to thank our loyal customers for their support – not only of a local business like Lenny’s – but also of the Vermont Foodbank. That’s the true spirit of the holiday season, and we’re so proud to have been a part of it. We’ll definitely be looking to do more of these sales in the future.’Barre, VTVermont Foodbank is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, serving communities in all 14 counties of Vermont through a network of more than 280 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, senior centers and after-school programs. In FY2010, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 8 million pounds of food to as many as 86,000 Vermonterslast_img read more

Franklin County early in-person voting information

first_imgBrookville, IN—Registered voters can opt for early in-person voting at the Franklin County courthouse. The hours are today through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; Saturday, May 30, 8 am to 2 pm; and Monday, June 1, 8:30 am to noon.last_img

New Ground… Catena moves into financial services with Beyondbits Malta acquisition

first_img Catena lauds ‘record’ Q2 as casino drives performance August 19, 2020 Related Articles Share StumbleUpon Submit TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 Share MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort August 24, 2020 Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has announced that it has entered the financial services marketing sector by acquiring Malta-based network Beyondbits Media Ltd.Catena governance expects to complete its outright acquisition of Beyondbits Media by the end of November 2017. The company will pay an upfront €9.25 million transaction in which  €2.75 million paid through Catena Media share placement.The Stockholm-listed enterprise has further added a €5 million in performance-based deal enhancements for Beyondbits Media stakeholders.The acquired Beyondbit Media’s portfolio includes Aktiendepot.com and Qomparo.de, among other sites. The business is primarily focused on the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)Catena details that its new acquired assets are expected to generate quarterly sales of approximately EUR 750.000, with an operating margin of approximately 70%, as the company expands its acquisition services. Updating investors, Henrik Persson Ekdahl, Acting CEO of Catena Media commented on the acquisition of Beyondbits Media;“Through this acquisition, we are making a strategic expansion into a new and regulated vertical that has grown strongly and that we have followed during a long time. We are a market leader in lead generation and we see great opportunities to grow in the financial sector. The acquisition will complement our existing offering very well and fits perfectly into our organization and technology platform”.last_img read more