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Save the Date for Dream Ride 2013 to benefit Special Olympics

The East Coast’s Premier Motorcycle and Car Cruise to benefit Special Olympics – Dream Ride 2013 presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and Hometown Foundation - is back and better than ever! Engine enthusiasts’ will be riding to Connecticut in August for a great cause. Dream Ride will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Riders from all over will converge in Farmington, Connecticut the weekend of August 23, 24, and 25. In addition to Dream Ride, owners of exotic and classic cars can participate in Dream Cruise, presented by Papa’s Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of New Britain. This much-anticipated event combines shiny-chrome, delicious food, live entertainment, industry-leading vendors and more. Registration is now open to the public. Whether you ride two, three or four wheels or just want to come out and enjoy the festivities, you can register at www.dreamride.org. Register by August 9th and receive a free t-shirt and pin. Registration is $30 per driver, $20 per passenger and $20 per spectator. Additional fundraising to support Special Olympics is encouraged. For more information about the event and sponsorship opportunities, call 203-250-5660 or email ccaramia@bozzutos.com. Satellite Start locations are as far north as Canada and as far South as Florida. Dream Ride and Dream Cruise aim to unite thousands of motorcycle and car enthusiasts to enjoy the ride, celebrate the achievements of Special Olympics athletes and join in a movement that inspires respect and inclusion for people of all abilities. When motorcycle and car enthusiasts who participate in Dream Ride and Dream Cruise reach The Farmington Club in Farmington, Connecticut on August 25th, they will be greeted by Special Olympics athletes. All will enjoy a Black Angus strip steak and boneless chicken breast luncheon courtesy of Bozzuto’s Inc. and The Farmington Club and will have the opportunity to peruse the picturesque Farmington Club grounds, visit displays by leading industry vendors, and listen to a great line-up of live bands. Last year’s Dream Ride raised $340,000 for Special Olympics. The event has raised $1.7 million since its inception. Sponsors include Monster, Dasani, Trantolo & Trantolo, Aqua Turf, The Farmington Club, The Hometown Foundation and your local IGA Supermarket. --more-- Benefiting: About Bozzuto's, Inc. Bozzuto's, Inc., is a family-owned, full service, wholesale food distribution company headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut, that serves over 700 supermarket retailers from Maine to Maryland and Ohio to Long Island. Bozzuto's is a proud supporter of IGA and is a five-time winner of IGA’s highest honor, The President’s Cup. About The Hometown Foundation The Hometown Foundation is a non-profit, charitable foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and their families in hometowns and surrounding communities where we operate. The Hometown Foundation honors and assists five key areas of interest: Children, Cancer, Diabetes, Military, and Emergency Response Personnel. Special Olympics Connecticut – Celebrating 45 Years Special Olympics Connecticut provides year-round sports training and competitions for close to 15,000 athletes of all ages with intellectual disabilities and Unified Sports® partners - their teammates without disabilities. Through the joy of sport, the Special Olympics movement transforms lives and communities throughout the state and in 170 countries around the world by inspiring inclusion and respect for all people, on and off the playing field.

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