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New Rochelle's Boys & Girls Club Gets Some Sweet Help

Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie owner, Bill Warshaw will roll out a special flavor June 1 to benefit New Rochelle's Boys & Girls Club.
Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie owner, Bill Warshaw will roll out a special flavor June 1 to benefit New Rochelle's Boys & Girls Club. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie will host a “Sweet Rewards” celebration next month to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle’s “Career Launch” Program.

On Saturday, June 1 Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie owner, Bill Warshaw will share the secrets of his entrepreneurial success with the kids in attendance, show how the frozen treats are made and unveil a limited edition Tasti D-Lite flavor to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle’s Annual “It Just Takes One” campaign.

“I’m a part of the community so it only makes sense to support the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle," Warshaw said in a statement. "I was fortunate to take a tour of the organization’s Mascaro Clubhouse and witnessed firsthand the impact they have on kids each day. As a result I want to do something fun that will raise awareness and money for the organization.”

Sales of the limited edition Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle flavor, whose name will be revealed during the June 1 event, will support the club's general operations and programs.

“We are blessed to have supporters like Mr. Warshaw and Tasti D-Lite/Planet Smoothie," said  Quay Watkins, Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle executive director. "Opening his store to our kids provides them the opportunity to consider a career they might not have otherwise envisioned. And his generous personal donation to our Annual Campaign enables us to continue our work within the community. Bills’ innovative idea of a limited edition Tasti D-Lite flavor to promote our mission and message is so appreciated."

The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the shop, located in the  Wykagyl Shopping Center at 1282 North Ave.

The Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle has provided a safe, structured and positive environment for children for 84 years. The organization is also charged with helping kids develop the attitudes, skills, values and behaviors that enable them to succeed in life. With six locations throughout the city of New Rochelle, the club helps 2,000 children annually by offering a wide array of programs and services after school, during school holidays, and the entire summer, officials said

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