Thursday, November 29, 2007

Cintron, Bookies team up to help Battered Women

Headed to Young, Hot Detroit at the MGM Casino this evening? Stop off at Bookies Tavern afterward for drink specials, good music and a good cause.

At 9 pm, energy drink-
Cintron kicks off a 5-hour-long holiday fundraiser for Angels for Christmas, a 501(c)(3) organization for battered women.

According to the
National Organization for Women, every day four women in the U.S. die from domestic violence, the euphemism for murders and assaults by husbands and boyfriends. The number of women who have been murdered by intimate partners is greater than the number of soldiers killed in the Vietnam War. Women are 10 times more likely than men to be victimized by an intimate partner. And young women, women who are separated, divorced or single, low-income women and African-American women have disproportionately higher incidences of assault and rape.

There's no cover for the event, and dress is casual. The cool part of this fundraiser is that Cintron will match all donations made. Donations are fully tax-deductible, of course.

So have some fun at a local Detroit nightspot and spread some joy this holiday season: Stop by Bookies Tavern after 9 tonight for Cintron cocktail specials, music from DJ Waldo, and most importantly, to help women in need.

About Cintron

Cintron's energy drinks are special for two reasons: they taste great and have quality ingredients. Unlike its major competitors, Cintron appeals to today's health-conscious consumers with drinks free of high fructose corn syrup.

Along with its four flavors of Liquid Energy Drinks -- Pineapple Passion, Tropical Azul, Citrus Mango and Sugar-Free Citrus Mango -- Cintron recently launched five varieties of green tea: Pomegranate, Mango, Guava Passion Fruit, Original and Diet.

Cintron is available at select Detroit locations, including Harbortown Market on Jefferson Avenue and Mazen Foods on Gratiot.

About Bookies
Bookies Tavern has been rocking Washington Boulevard since 2003. Click here for Girl in the D's full take on this out-of-the-way spot located just blocks from Woodward Avenue (map here).

There's plenty of street parking for Bookies along Washington Boulevard and Grand River, or pay a small fee and park inside the Trolley Plaza garage just across Grand River. People Mover-users: the Times Square station is located one block west of the Bookies' entrance.

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