Family Displaced by Hurricane Sandy Wins Cintas 2012 Good Riddance Day Contest

  Family Displaced by Hurricane Sandy Wins Cintas 2012 Good Riddance Day

Long Beach, N.Y. resident selected as first to shred & shed bad memories from
                     2012 at Good Riddance Day on Dec. 28

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- December 21, 2012

Cintas Corporation today announced that Adam Ingber, a Long Beach, New York
father affected by Hurricane Sandy, is the winner of its Good Riddance Day
Contest. Ingber won a cash prize and will be the first to say “good riddance”
to the effects of Hurricane Sandy during the Good Riddance Day event in Times

The event takes place on Dec. 28, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., in Times Square’s
Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets. It is open to the public to
discard any unpleasant, embarrassing and downright depressing memories from

This year, hundreds of people across the nation submitted brief descriptions
of a 2012 memory or experience they would like to say “good riddance” to
heading into the New Year. Partnering with the Times Square Alliance and
Countdown Entertainment for the third year in a row, Cintas Document
Management selected the winner.

Like many New Yorkers, Adam’s family was displaced from their home and forced
to move in with relatives as a result of Hurricane Sandy. After weeks upon
weeks of dealing with insurance companies and waking to the cries of their
baby that just wanted to be home, Adam and his family are looking forward to
saying goodbye to 2012.

“The past few months have been challenging for my entire family,” Ingber said.
“We are excited to have this amazing opportunity to say good riddance to the
bad memories from 2012, start fresh and look forward to spending time together
in New York City while we welcome the start of 2013.”

“Our team at Cintas has been working hard to support those affected by
Hurricane Sandy, including Adam and his family,” said Karen Carnahan,
President and COO, Cintas Document Management. “From ruined documents and bad
memories left behind by Hurricane Sandy, to old credit card bills, we look
forward to helping participants say ‘good riddance’ to their worst memories of

To learn more about the contest and follow live updates, please visit

For more information on Cintas’ document management programs, please visit

For more information on Times Square New Year's Eve, please visit

About Cintas Corporation

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly
specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures
and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance
mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products,
fire protection services and document management services to approximately
900,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq
National Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard &
Poor's 500 Index.

About Times Square New Year's Eve

The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment are the organizers of
Times Square New Year's Eve. The Times Square Alliance works to improve and
promote Times Square so that it retains the energy, edge and distinctiveness
that have made it an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life. Countdown
Entertainment represents the owners of One Times Square and the New Year’s Eve


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