|ALEXANDRIA, VA, (11/10/2011) – Today, TEAM Coalition (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management) and Hillard Heintze, one of the leading private strategic security advisory and management companies in the United States, announced the eligibility of the five Semi-Finalists of the Responsibility Has Its Rewards™ (RIHR) sweepstakes for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week™ in Las Vegas.These Semi-Finalists included one online registrant, Frank Esposito, and four from NASCAR races – Bobbi Little from the Chicagoland Speedway, Jason Posternak from the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Chuck Myers from the Charlotte Motor Speedway and Scott Smith from the Talladega Superspeedway. Esposito, the online entry Semi-Finalist was selected randomly on October 31st. The grand prize winner of the trip for two to the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week™ in Las Vegas, NV will be selected on November 14th. Eligibility was automatically conferred upon any NASCAR fan who formally pledged to:
- Never Drive Drunk
- Always Have A Designated Driver
- Never Provide Alcohol to Minors
- Always Buckle Up – Every Trip, Every Time
The grand prize winner, will attend NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, NV from November 30th to December 3rd. The prize includes event tickets, airfare, and hotel.
“We’re very proud to be working with NASCAR,” said Jill Pepper, Executive Director, TEAM Coalition. “When NASCAR fans make the designated driver pledge, they help save lives.” Arnette Heintze, CEO of Hillard Heintze, agrees. “This is truly an important initiative because it reduces both alcohol-related instances at events as well as on surrounding roadways.”
TEAM Coalition is an alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, distillers, broadcasters, governmental traffic safety experts, and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities.
Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management is a 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition that includes Major League Soccer, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, National Collegiate Athletic Association, ARAMARK Corporation, Delaware North Sportservice, Ovations Food Services, Beer Institute, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Anheuser-Busch Companies, MillerCoors, Brown-Forman, the International Association of Venue Managers, Stadium Managers Association, Live Nation, Contemporary Services Corporation, Elite, the National Association of Broadcasters, and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Hillard Heintze conducts the background checks for the winners using the technology and services of S2Verify, LLC, one of the fastest growing companies in the employee screening market and the leading screening industry process innovator.
About TEAM Coalition
TEAM Coalition is an alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, broadcasters, traffic safety experts and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities. TEAM Coalition members and supporters include Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, NASCAR, National Basketball Association, National Football League, National Hockey League, National Collegiate Athletic Association, ARAMARK, Delaware North Companies – Sportservice, Ovations Food Services, Beer Institute, National Beer Wholesalers Association, Anheuser-Busch Companies, MillerCoors, Live Nation, National Association of Broadcasters, Contemporary Services Corporation, Elite, International Association of Venue Managers, Stadium Managers Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
About Hillard Heintze
Hillard Heintze provides the strategic thought leadership, trusted counsel and end-to-end services that help leading public and private corporations as well as government agencies and major public service organizations advance best-in-class security strategies and investigations to protect and preserve the safety of their people, property, performance and reputation. For the last three years, Hillard Heintze has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies – and ranked on the annual Inc. 500/5000 list as No. 242 in 2009, No. 583 in 2010, and No. 764 in 2011. The company has also been acknowledged by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) as #6 on its 2011 list of the 100 fastest-growing inner city firms in the United States.
For more information, go to www.TEAMCoalition.org, www.RHIR.org or www.hillardheintze.com