Orange Julius ‘Grows’ a Ten Foot Tall Fruit Tree in Downtown Calgary GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® official attempt at largest fruit sculpture celebrates launch of Orange Julius in Dairy Queen stores across Canada; helps raise funds for Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and flood relief Business Wire CALGARY, Alberta -- August 6, 2013 On Tuesday, August 13, renowned fruit sculptor Shawn Feeney will create a ten foot tall fruit tree on Stephen Avenue using over 1,200 pieces of pineapple, orange, strawberry, peach and mango in an attempt by Orange Julius to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for largest fruit sculpture. At the same time, Orange Julius smoothie experts will be busy blending 4,000 Strawberry Premium Fruit Smoothies to be distributed free to the public in exchange for donations to Children’s Miracle Network®, and its local partner, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, and the Canadian Red Cross in support of Alberta flood relief. Money raised will be equally divided between both charities. Olympic medalist curler Cheryl Bernard will also be on hand to greet fans and cheer on the record attempt. A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS record attempt at largest fruit sculpture, 4,000 free Orange Julius Strawberry Premium Fruit Smoothies samples for the public and a meet and greet with Olympic Silver Medalist WHAT: Cheryl Bernard PHOTO OP: Official fruit sculpture measurement and declaration by a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator WHERE: Stephen Avenue (Corner of 1st Street SW and Stephen Avenue) Tuesday, August 13 WHEN: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fruit sculpture adjudication scheduled for 12:30pm Denise Hutton, Vice President of Marketing, Dairy Queen Canada Shawn Feeney, fruit sculptor, WHO: The Invisible Underground GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Adjudicator Michael Empric Cheryl Bernard, Olympic medalist About Dairy Queen Canada Dairy Queen^® Canada is a wholly owned division of International Dairy Queen (IDQ), a system comprising more than 6,300 Dairy Queen^® stores in Canada, the United States, and 20 other countries worldwide. IDQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family, a company owned by Warren Buffett, legendary investor and CEO. Dairy Queen^® Canada operates a system of more than 590 Dairy Queen^® locations featuring signature products such as Blizzard® treats, DQ® cakes, Premium Fruit Smoothies and Julius^® Originals, and serving other popular treats, great tasting burgers, chicken sandwiches, wraps and Chicken Strips, blended treats and various snack items. For more information, visit DairyQueen.ca, Like DQ on Facebook, and follow DQ on Twitter. About Children’s Miracle Network Children’s Miracle Network® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals, 14 of which are in Canada. These hospitals, in turn, use the money where it’s needed the most. When a donation is given, it stays in the community, ensuring that every dollar is helping local kids. Established in 1983, Children’s Miracle Network raises funds to support critical research, education, purchase life-saving equipment, and ensure excellence in care, all in supportof our mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Learn more at ChildrensMiracleNetwork.ca Contact: Media Profile Dane Gergovich, 416-342-1816 (o) 416-303-0699 (c) firstname.lastname@example.org
Orange Julius ‘Grows’ a Ten Foot Tall Fruit Tree in Downtown Calgary
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