Thursday, December 9, 2010

Toys for Tots Drive at Colonie Center - Bettie's Cakes is proud to be a part of this great event!

A Double Decker


Celebration at Colonie Center

Bettie’s Cakes, the United

 States Marine Corps and Colonie Center

Celebrate Spread the Cheer with a Day of Giving. Plus, prizes and surprises!

Albany, NY – December

 8, 2010 - Colonie Center, Bettie’s Cakes, and the

 United States Marine Corps invites everyone to Colonie Center on December 9th to Spread the

 Cheer with our Toys for Tots

 Celebration. The support of the general public is greatly

 appreciated, by going to Colonie Center and donating a new

 unwrapped toy, at the designated

 party area on the upper level of Colonie Center near Toys R US

 Express or at “Dee Dee” the

 Double Decker Cupcake Stand

 located outside Entry #7 of Colonie Center.


 festivities begin

 at noon on Thursday, December

 9, at Colonie Center, sponsored by Bettie’s Cakes. 

Everyone is invited

 to come to Colonie Center

 and donate at new unwrapped toy, along with entering to win a Cup Cake Party for 27 people on

 Bettie’s Cakes Double Decker Party Bus

 “Dee Dee,” and a runn

er up prize of, a $250 Gift Card from Colonie Center.

Bettie’s Cakes is providing the

 Grand Prize and in honor of the

 United States M

arine Corps, they designed custom Toys for Tots cupcakes. This special edition

 cupcake will be sold from “Dee-Dee” the Double Decker Cupcake

 Stand located outside Entry #7 of Colonie Center from Noon-8:00p.m., and from their store

 located inside the Colonie Center Food Court. 

Lorraine Murphy,

 Owner of Bettie’s Cakes states:

 "Bettie's Cakes is very excited to be part of this amazing event.

  100% of your gift goes right where you want it, the hands of great kids on Christmas Morning. When a new, unwrapped toy is dropped off at “Dee Dee” "Bettie's Cakes would like to thank everyone who

 brings a toy for being sweet, and we’ll give you a free cupcake!" 

As the day unfolds, there will be the United States Marine Corps at Colonie Center

 from 3:30PM -6:00PM greeting patrons at the Toys for Tots table located on the upper level of the Mall. Complimentary Cake Ball Truffles will be distributed at this location by the Bettie’s Cake Mascot from 4:00p.m.-8:00p.m. 

A local favorite, the Smile Monster will thanking everyone from 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. 

Gunny Sergeant Roman, states; “With the help of Colonie Center we are able to bring smiles to the children, and to show them there is a better tomorrow.”

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
To collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.