Bacon Bash Texas To Give Away $35,000+ In Scholarships to Kids with Type 1

Bacon Bash Texas, a Texas-based 501(c)3 organization, plans to distribute over $35,000 in camp and Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) scholarships to children with Type 1 Diabetes. Scholarship applications are available at with 2017 application deadlines set for the end of November and December 2016.

Bacon Bash hosts two scholarship opportunities for children with Type 1 Diabetes. The first supplies scholarships to send children with Type 1 to diabetes camps focused on instilling healthy habits in campers while connecting them with other children with diabetes. The second scholarship provides funding for Dexcom CGM Systems which allow remote monitoring of a Type 1 patient’s glucose levels and automatically alerts a parent when levels become dangerous.

Type 1 scholarship applications for 2017 are now available at

  • Dexcom CGM Scholarship Deadline – November 30, 2016
  • Type 1 Diabetes Camp Scholarship Deadline –  December 31, 2016.

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Wine by Design Releases Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Championship Sparkling Wine

cubs-wineTo celebrate the Chicago Cubs’ historic first World Series championship since 1908, Wine by Design, the exclusive wine licensee of Major League Baseball, is delivering a limited-edition World Series Championship Brut with Rack & Riddle.  Rack & Riddle, one of the largest custom wine operations nationwide specializing in sparkling wine, has created the Cubs World Series sparkling wine. Wine is available online and at select retail outlets. For more information, visit

“Wine by Design has been celebrating World Series champions since 2012 and we’ve had the pleasure of working with Rack and Riddle since 2013,” said Diane Karle, CEO, WBD. “We are fortunate to have a great partner in MLB and have found an amazing wine-making team, specializing in sparkling wine from one of the most prestigious winemaking regions in California.”

The San Francisco Giants (2012 & 2014), Boston Red Sox (2013) and Kansas City Royals (2015) all played their way into history with their recent World Series titles, but this year’s Cubs team made its own special mark, winning the title for the first time in over 100 years. That makes this championship wine truly historic as well.

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Hootie Hoo! ALDI Partners with Celebrity Chef And Popular Television Host Carla Hall

AldiALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery stores*, today announced a partnership with chef, restaurateur and co-host of ABC’s The Chew, Carla Hall. Bringing her signature flair and innovative twists on comfort food favorites, Hall is joining forces with ALDI to serve up recipes, cooking tips and videos that’ll inspire at-home master chefs and kitchen newbies alike.

The partnership kicked off with a taste test: could Hall taste the difference between ALDI products in comparison to the national brands? Spoiler alert: she discovered what millions of ALDI customers already know – ALDI products taste the same, if not better, than the big brands, but cost up to 50 percent less**. Check out Hall’s taste test video at

“ALDI is the best because they take the guess work out of grocery shopping. You know you’re going to get quality, delicious products at amazing prices every time you shop there,” said Carla Hall.  “I love the holidays, but I know how crazy expensive they can be. With ALDI, you can host a feast on a budget that will impress your family and friends.”

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IHOP® Restaurants Thank Veterans and Active Duty Military on Veterans Day With Free Red, White & Blue Pancakes

2000px-IHOP_Restaurant_logo_svg LogoServicemen and Women Are Invited to Savor Time with Family and Friends Over a Made-to-Order Breakfast at IHOP on November 11, Including a Free Pancake Offer From 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


On Friday, November 11 Veterans and Active Duty Military can enjoy three of IHOP restaurant’s hot-off-the-griddle, world famous Buttermilk Pancakes with glazed strawberries, blueberry compote and whipped topping for free at participating U.S. locations between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m, as part of the Red, White & Blue Pancake promotion for retired and active duty military personnel


Participating IHOP Restaurants in the United States.


For close to six decades, IHOP has been the leader in bringing guests a freshly made breakfast served any time of day, every day, as well as unique, made-to-order limited time menu items. IHOP is proud to honor veterans and active duty military this holiday.


FRIDAY, November 11, 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

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Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery To Honor Military With Free Meal On November 11

In honor of all those who have served our Country, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery* will offer a free Magnificent Seven® meal to U.S. Military both past and present on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2016.

Glenn Drasher, Senior Director of Marketing, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery comments, “Veteran’s Day is a national holiday honoring America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. We are humbled to offer these great men and women a free Magnificent Seven meal on Veteran’s Day as a token of thanks for all that they have done and do.” The Magnificent Seven features two eggs, three buttermilk pancakes and a choice of two bacon strips or sausage links, all served with heartfelt appreciation.

For years, communities throughout the states have come to associate the large oversized flags that fly at all Perkins locations as a symbol of patriotism. Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is proud to extend that spirit of patriotism on Veteran’s Day by offering a free meal to honor those who serve or have served our country and encourage them to stop by their local Perkins, show a current military or veteran ID, and enjoy the Magnificent Seven on November 11, 2016.

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Smart & Final’s “Grab & Go” Holiday Food Drive to begin November 3rd

WHO:  Smart & Final, a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer offering quality, value and convenience for household, nonprofit and business customers

WHAT: Grab & Go Holiday Food Drive

 WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 2016 – Monday, December 19, 2016

 WHERE: Participating Smart & Final and Smart & Final Extra! stores located in Auburn, Commerce, Duarte, Lakewood, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Phoenix, Redondo Beach, Torrance, San Diego, San Francisco, Winnetka and Orange County


On October 29, Smart & Final launched its Grab & Go Holiday Food Drive with a $5,000 donation of food product to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, in partnership with Citadel Outlets in Commerce, CA.

On November 3, Smart & Final further committed to providing for the communities it serves with additional Smart & Final and Smart & Final Extra! stores participating in the Grab & Go Holiday Food Drive.

At checkout, shoppers will be given the opportunity to donate $5 towards a bag of groceries that Smart & Final will produce and provide to a local nonprofit organization.

The $5 donation of groceries builds a Grab & Go bag that includes:

o   First Street Peas & Carrots 15 oz.

o   First Street Sliced Peaches in Juice 15 oz.

o   First Street Macaroni & Cheese 7.25 oz.

o   First Street Pinto Beans 16 oz.

o   First Street Brown Long Grain Rice 1 lb.

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PLCB to Welcome Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson to Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store in Allentown

Award-Winning Rapper Will Autograph Pre-Purchased Bottles of EFFEN® Vodka

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board today announced that award-winning rapper, entrepreneur, actor and producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will sign pre-purchased bottles of EFFEN® Vodka from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection Store, Crest Plaza Shopping Center, 1516 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Born in Queens, N.Y., Jackson rocketed to stardom when his 2003 debut album, “Get Rich or Die Tryin’,” made 50 Cent a major player on the rap/hip-hop charts. He was ranked as the No. 1 rap artist and most successful Hot 100 Artist of the 2000s by Billboard magazine, which also named him the decade’s sixth-best artist and fourth top male artist. The Grammy Award winner has sold more than 30 million albums and is preparing to release his sixth studio album and next mixtape, “Kanan Reloaded.”

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Great American Cookies® to Offer One Free Cookie to Voters on Election Day (Nov. 8)

You chose your candidates, now choose a free cookie!

Free Cookie at Great American Cookies on Election Day (PRNewsFoto/Great American Cookies)

Free Cookie at Great American Cookies on Election Day 

You chose your candidates, now Great American Cookies® invites you to choose one free regular cookie* at participating stores this Election Day (Tuesday, Nov. 8). The national gourmet cookie shop, is offering one free cookie to people who show their “I Voted” sticker. * No purchase necessary. Talk about a fun decision to make!

“We can all agree that this election season has been anything but sweet and Great American Cookies wants to end it on a positive note for customers,” said David Kaiser, Executive Vice President, Great American Cookies. “Regardless of who you voted for, we think all Americans can get behind a free cookie on Election Day.”

For more information and store locations, visit our website, follow Great American Cookies national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, or become a fan of the brand on Facebook

*While supplies last. Limit one per customer during day of promotion. Counts vary by store. Valid only at participating U.S. stores. No purchase necessary. Must present an “I Voted” sticker to redeem the free cookie. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.

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