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Business Sales & Marketing Students To Host Bottle Drive

March 20, 2013

The Loyalist College Business Sales and Marketing program invites members of the public to please donate their empty bottles in support of Camp Trillium Odd Fellow & Rebekah Island (formerly Garratt’s Island). Organized by students, the bottle drive is March 22nd and 23rd between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Parking Lot P6 at the College. 

What:   Bottle Drive – All proceeds collected will be donated to Camp Trillium. 

When:  Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Where:  Loyalist College, Parking Lot P6 

“Camp Trillium helps to provide children and their families with a sense of normalcy in light of overwhelming challenges related to fighting childhood cancer,” said Business Sales and Marketing student and event organizer Mike Cassidy. “As a group, we appreciate the support of the College and local community in recognizing the special work of Camp Trillium through this fundraising initiative.”

Students have also organized a Celebrity Server Night on Monday, April 8th at Boston Pizza, featuring students from Loyalist’s Business Sales and Marketing program as servers. Members of the community are invited to enjoy a meal, with a portion of the proceeds going to Camp Trillium. 

Camp Trillium
is an organization that provides year-round recreational experiences to bring children with cancer and their families together. It provides an environment that normalizes relationships and experiences to help the healing process and enhance quality of life amongst families. Each year, Camp Trillium welcomes 3,100 campers. All programs are free for families.

In the Business Sales and Marketing program at Loyalist College, students gain transferable skills including creating and conducting presentations, writing, territory and time management, negotiations, and marketing. Students develop techniques for relationship building, consultative selling, and developing rapport as they learn to present both products and concepts. 

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To schedule an interview or confirm media attendance at the event, please contact: Kerry Lorimer, Manager, Corporate Communications & Media Relations, Loyalist College,, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2536