Clothing Company vineyard vines® Announces Loggerhead Marinelife Center as Beneficiary of March “Tied to a Cause” Collection

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, based in Juno Beach, FL, is clothing company vineyard vines’ Tied to a Cause partner for the month of March. The non-profit organization promotes conservation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. Tied to a Cause is vineyard vines’ charitable program that honors different charities each month by selling custom accessories with all proceeds benefiting the featured organization. Throughout the month of March, custom Loggerhead Marinelife Center ties and tote bags will be for sale at www.vineyardvines.com.

Ties are available in raspberry, yellow and green for $75.00. The tote bag (Classic Tote) will be available in raspberry only for $95.00. 100% of the sales of these products will be donated back to Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The products will be featured and available for purchase on http://www.vineyardvines.com for the month of March, and exclusively at the new vineyard vines® store in The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens during March and April.

To further promote the collaboration between the two organizations, the new Loggerhead Marinelife Center tie was debuted at the center’s 4th Annual Lights Out Gala on February 25th, with sales of the tie raising $12,500 that evening. The grand opening of the vineyard vines® store in The Gardens Mall was held the next day, where an additional $1,330 was raised for the organization. Board Chairman, Brian Waxman, and President & C.O.O. of Loggerhead Marinelife Center, David McClymont, will also be featured in the upcoming vineyard vines catalog. For more information about Loggerhead Marinelife Center, visit http://www.marinelife.org.

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a non-profit organization, is committed to the conservation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems through public education, research and rehabilitation with a focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. The center features an on-site campus hospital, learning exhibits and aquariums. Situated on the world’s most important sea turtle nesting beach, Loggerhead Marinelife Center is open daily and plays host to over 200,000 visitors each year. For more information, visit http://www.marinelife.org or call 561-627-8280.

vineyard vines®, a company best known for its whimsical neckties and smiling pink whale logo, was founded in 1998 on Martha’s Vineyard when brothers Shep and Ian Murray cut their ties with corporate America to start making ties that represented The Good Life. In addition to signature neckwear, vineyard vines® offers a variety of clothing and accessories for men, women and children. Products are sold in over 600 specialty and department stores worldwide, through a seasonal catalog at 1.800.892.4982, online at vineyardvines.com and at 13 free-standing stores in Boston, MA; Edgartown, MA; Greenwich, CT; Mashpee, MA; McLean, VA; Memphis, TN; Nantucket, MA; Nashville, TN; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Southampton, NY; The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL; Washington, DC; and Westport, CT.

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