AUSTIN, TX, March 08, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Sweet Leaf Tea, a Nestle Waters North America beverage brand, is proud to announce its collaboration with Rock On Foundation. Founded by Luke Bonner and his brother Matt Bonner, of the San Antonio Spurs, the organization serves to enrich the quality of life in communities by supporting athletic, artistic, and scholastic initiatives. Rock On is creating scholarships to reward high school graduates who demonstrate a passion for athletic and artistic pursuits. The "Sneakers & Speakers" charity event will take place during the week of "South by Southwest," on March 13th. Always an integrated part of its Austin roots, Sweet Leaf Tea is continuing its commitment to the city by participating and will be featured in signature cocktails for the event.
The event will offer special performances from bands, such as "Oh No Oh My," "Feathers," "Dallas Green," "The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band," "Chuck Inglish," and "Stak5" (A.K.A. Stephen Jackson of the San Antonio Spurs). Various members of the San Antonio Spurs are expected to be in attendance to show support for their teammate. Sweet Leaf Tea will provide select premium organic, all-natural black and green teas as refreshments. Flavors include The Original Sweet Tea, Raspberry Iced Tea, Mint & Honey Green Tea and many more.
"We have always been a part of SXSW and love to be involved in the vibrant Austin community," said Meghan Conboy, Associate Marketing Manager of the Sweet Leaf Tea brand. "We are happy to partner with Rock On Foundation for such a noble event in our hometown to increase opportunities for young people."
"We are very thankful for the support we have received from Sweet Leaf Tea," said Luke Bonner, Co-Founder of the Rock On Foundation. "With such a large presence within the community and on a national scale, we know that Sweet Leaf Tea will help spread awareness for our organization and its initiative."
The Sneakers & Speakers benefit showcase will take place on March 13th from 12:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Club Deville located at 900 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701. For more information about Sweet Leaf Tea, please visit http://www.sweetleaftea.com. Additional information about the Rock On Foundation can be found on Facebook at http://sneakersandspeakers.eventbrite.com.
About Sweet Leaf Tea
Founded in 1998, Sweet Leaf Tea is one of the fastest-growing beverage brands in the United States. Sweet Leaf Tea is based on founder Clayton Christopher's grandmother's recipe and technique, and is available nationwide. Sweet Leaf Tea is now a part of the Nestle Waters North America family of companies, joining the number three non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the US. For more information please visit, http://www.sweetleaftea.com
About Rock On Foundation
Founded by brothers Luke Bonner and Matt Bonner in 2012, Rock On Foundation serves to enrich the quality of life in communities by supporting athletic, artistic, and scholastic initiatives. Rock On Foundation strives to increase opportunities while reducing limitations, so that more people can have a chance to maximize their full potential in life through the pursuit, practice, and participation in the arts and/or athletics. This will be achieved by the creation of scholarships for students involved with and interested in athletics and/or the arts (audio, visual, literary, or performance). Additionally, Rock On Foundation distributes funds to existing 501(c)(3) organizations that operate programs that support community artistic and/or athletic endeavors. Rock On Foundation also operates unique fundraising events intended to inspire and enhance its host communities.---
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