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Kids Charity of Tampa Bay to Benefit from Local Businesses’ Annual Holiday Toy Drive


Kids Charity of Tampa Bay to Benefit from Local Businesses’ Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Arnstein & Lehr, Cadence Bank and Lazydays Tampa team for third year to bring holidays to underpriviledged children

Kids Charity of Tampa Bay to Benefit from Local Businesses’ Annual Holiday Toy DriveNov. 28, 2011, Tampa, Fla. – Arnstein & Lehr LLP is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with Cadence Bank and Lazydays Tampa for the third annual holiday toy drive to benefit Kids Charity of Tampa Bay. Members of the community are invited to bring new, unwrapped toys to a number of Tampa-area locations between November 21 and December 17, 2011.

On December 17 from 9 am to 1 pm, a grand finale event will be held at the Carrollwood Branch located at 13246 N. Dale Mabry, where Lazydays Tampa will fill a RV with the donated toys and deliver them to Kids Charity of Tampa Bay. With each gift, donors will be entered to win a four-day/three-night vacation, courtesy of Omni Hotels & Resorts in Orlando, Fla.

This is the third year in which the three area businesses have collaborated to bring the holidays to local children in need.

“Our partnership with Cadence Bank and Lazydays Tampa is one example of businesses in our community joining forces to benefit those in need,” said Ronald B. Cohn, a partner at Arnstein & Lehr. “The current economic climate presents challenges for organizations like Kids Charity of Tampa Bay because charitable donations as a whole are down and more families than ever are in need. We are pleased to help bring the holidays to children who may not have new toys this year, and hope our clients and community friends will join us in this endeavor.”

Gifts will be collected at Arnstein & Lehr’s Tampa office, located at Two Harbour Place, 302 Knights Run Ave., Ste. 1100; Lazydays Tampa at 6130 Lazydays Blvd. in Seffner; or at any Cadence Bank branch:

Barclay 14211 Powell Rd.
Beverly Hills 3860 North Lecanto Hwy.
Bradenton 2207 Manatee Ave. West
5115 S.R. 64 East
Carrollwood 13246 N. Dale Mabry
Clearwater 2440 Sunset Point Rd.
Dunnellon 11392 N. Williams St.
Homosassa 4556 South Sun Blvd.
Iverness 301 U.S. Hwy. 41 South
Palm Harbor 36301 U.S. Hwy. 19 North
Port Richey 8623 Regency Park Blvd.
Sarasota 25 South Links Ave.
5292 17th St.
8592 Potter Park Dr., Ste. 200
Springhill 1300 Pinehurst Dr. (U.S. 19)
Sun City Sun City Center, 4842 S.R. 674
Tampa 4350 W. Cypress St., Ste. 102
Trinity/New Port Richey 4010 Little Rd.
Wesley Chapel 1932 Bruce B Downs Blvd.

David Biliter, executive vice president for Cadence Bank said, “We are honored to co-sponsor the Third Annual Holiday Toy Drive alongside our partners, Arnstein & Lehr and LazyDays Tampa. We are happy to open the doors of all of our Cadence Bank branches throughout Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Sarasota counties, and invite all to participate in the spirit of hope and supporting children and families in need through the joy of giving.”

About Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Arnstein & Lehr LLP is one of the country’s oldest and most respected law firms. Since its founding in 1893, the firm has served clients – large and small – throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. More than a century later, Arnstein & Lehr has established itself as a sophisticated, full-service practice that addresses the diverse and complex needs of its clients with vision, expertise, and a commitment to quality and service. For more information, visit www.arnstein.com.

About Cadence Bank
With over 100 years of strength and a solid reputation for trust in our past, Cadence is a regional bank with a network of over 100 locations in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Texas, and Georgia. For more information, visit www.cadencebank.com.

About Lazydays Tampa
Lazydays was founded in 1976 with two travel trailers and $500. Today, the company’s focus on unparalleled customer service has made it the largest, single-site RV dealership in North America. For more information, visit www.lazydays.com.

About Kids Charity of Tampa Bay
Kids Charity of Tampa Bay, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization of concerned individuals whose mission is to improve the quality of life for foster children and foster families. After years of involvement in areas of direct service for children that have been abused, neglected or abandoned, this group of community leaders decided that an organization was needed that could focus on areas of service that are less directly funded by the state or federal government, yet still provided support in areas of critical need and life improvement. Raising funds and developing resources, both in-kind and monetary, that directly affect these areas of critical need is the primary focus of Kids Charity of Tampa Bay, Inc. For more information, visit www.kidscharitytb.org.