Mad Croc Energy Supports Local Sarasota Charities for Children

Mad Croc Energy Drink Supports Sarasota’s Suncoast Charities for Children During 28th Annual Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix

Sarasota, FL. (June, 2012) – The 28h Annual Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival will officially take place June 23rd through July 4th to benefit Suncoast Charities for Children and Mad Croc Energy Drink, kicked off the fun in Sarasota at the Walgreens at US 41 and Bahia Vista this Friday June 8. The Mad Croc Energy Drink kickoff event in the Walgreen’s parking lot featured its SuperBoat Vee Limited sponsored partner Scott Free Racing Crew with owner Steve Kildahl on site. Those coming by to sample Mad Croc got to see the boat up close and a chance to enter an opportunity to win a ride and drive in the SuperBoat. Mad Croc is sampling its products at many of the 24 Walgreens across Sarasota. Mad Croc will be supporting the community and the Suncoast Charities for Children with a portion (.50 cents) of every can purchased at a local Walgreens donated to the charity through the end of July.

“We hope that everyone in Sarasota comes out to support the Grand Prix Festival and in turn Suncoast Charities for Children. We are grateful to all our sponsors who are giving back to our charity and community,” said Lucy Nicandri, Festival Director and Vice President, Suncoast Charities for Children.

“We are excited to be a part of the Grand Prix event and proud to be one of many sponsors supporting the local Sarasota community and the Suncoast Charities,” said Robert Tamcsin, President and CEO of Mad Croc. “We will be sampling our products, bringing our boat, our products and generally setting up fun opportunities in Sarasota Walgreens all over town through the end of July and it’s our privilege to be in a position to give back to the very same community that’s supporting us.”

This year’s Festival offers over 18 different events within 12 days for the entire family to enjoy. Presenting Festival Sponsors include Walgreens, The Sarasota County Sports Commission, and the Florida Sports Foundation. Major Festival Sponsors include Budweiser, FCCI Insurance Group, Hyatt Regency Sarasota, Comcast, Bright House Networks, WSRZ 107.9FM, SNN Local News 6, and This Grand Prix Race will be broadcast live on WTZB 105.9FM “The Buzz” and streamed live on VIP tickets are currently available for purchase on the Festival website for the Festival Parade of Boats (June 29) and the Grand Prix Race (July 1).

New events this year include a Texas Hold’Em Tournament, Boat and Personal Watercraft “Fun Run”, a “Fan Fest” for Local Race Teams at Fleming’s Restaurant, “Boats By The Bay” Block Party, Nancy’s Bar-B-Q Grand Opening Celebration, Hyatt “Pre-Race” Party and Fashion Show (featuring some “Special Guests”) and a new location for the High Heel Hike for Autism inside Westfield Mall/Sarasota Square. Sarasota is one of the longest continuously running race sites in the country.

In 2012 an estimated economic impact of $12.7 Million dollars was generated from the Festival and Race. Over the past 27 years, $14 Million in facilities have been constructed serving children with special needs and their families. Agencies occupying these facilities include Loveland Center, Sarasota County Special Olympics, Community Haven, The Florida Center, and Children First. A hydro-therapeutic pool was also constructed at Oak Park School. Net proceeds raised each year provides funding for special project requests and maintenance to some of these facilities, so that program and service money can go directly to the clients they serve. Official Festival merchandise is available at select Walgreens store locations within Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

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