Welcome!

News Feed Item

Cast Your Vote! FrogTape(R) Brand Painter's Tape to Provide Cafeteria Makeover at Cleveland Elementary School

Online Voting Begins for the Second Annual Love for the Lunchroom Cafeteria Makeover Program

AVON, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/14 -- Lunchtime is a midday retreat for both students and teachers -- they're able to take a break from schoolwork, refuel and chat with friends. However, enjoying downtime in an unpleasant cafeteria can be tough; that's why FrogTape® brand painter's tape, and their construction and design team, will make over one lucky school's lunchroom as part of the 2015 FrogTape Love for the Lunchroom™ cafeteria makeover program. Three schools in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) have been selected as finalists, and online voting will determine which cafeteria receives a $10,000 upgrade.

"We had such great success with the 2014 Love for the Lunchroom program and truly made an impact with our first makeover," said Bill Kahl, executive vice president of marketing, ShurTech Brands, LLC. "The students, faculty and parents at Benjamin Franklin Elementary were so excited, and once we saw what a difference we were able to make, we knew this was a program we wanted to continue. It's a profound feeling to contribute to our surrounding community and we're thankful to be able to partner again in 2015 with CMSD."

The three finalist schools are all within the CMSD, which is near ShurTech Brand's headquarters in Avon, Ohio. After evaluating a number of schools in-need, three finalists were chosen.

Sunbeam Elementary School

  • Date built: 1921
  • Number of students: 260
  • Interesting fact: Sunbeam is the only school within the district that offers a therapy pool to accommodate its high population of orthopedically handicapped students

Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School

  • Date built: 1977
  • Number of students: 650 - 700
  • Interesting fact: Luis Muñoz Marin teachers use a dual-language model, so all of its students learn both English and Spanish

Charles W. Eliot Elementary School

  • Date built:1954
  • Number of students:470
  • Interesting fact: To show support towards the school's high population of autistic children, every Friday the staff wear T-shirts to support and create awareness for autism

Voting ends on August 18th and entrants may submit one vote per email address. The winning school will be announced in September, and the cafeteria makeover will be completed and revealed in January 2015. FrogTape brand spokesperson and design expert Taniya Nayak will lead the design of the new space and Tom Bury, FrogTape spokesperson and construction manager on Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible" will spearhead the renovation.

FrogTape is the only painter's tape treated with patented PaintBlock® Technology. PaintBlock reacts with latex paint which instantly forms a micro-barrier that seals the edges of the tape, creating crisp lines and helps prevent paint bleed. There are a number of tapes available within the popular family of FrogTape products, including FrogTape Textured Surface, FrogTape Multi-Surface, FrogTape Delicate Surface and FrogTape Shape Tape™, the brand's first painter's tape cut into unique patterns that allows homeowners to quickly and easily transform a space with paint.

To cast your vote and follow the Love for the Lunchroom design process, visit loveforthelunchroom.com. For more information about any FrogTape products, visit frogtape.com.

About Taniya Nayak
Taniya has been a regular on HGTV mainstays like "Designed to Sell," "House Hunters on Vacation" and had guest appearances on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," "The Today Show," "The View," "Good Morning America" and "The Talk." Taniya can be seen on the Food Network series, "Restaurant: Impossible," which is currently in its sixth season. With experience on Food Network, HGTV and regular appearances on "The Rachael Ray Show," Taniya has quickly become a respected and prominent figure in television's interior design world and has a knack for bringing unexpected finishes together with practical, real-life functionality.

About Tom Bury
With a bachelor's degree in architecture and master's degree in construction, Tom Bury has been designing and building spaces for more than a decade. His projects range from multi-million dollar public and private sector buildings to private residences and everything in between. With a well-rounded background in construction, architecture and design, Tom can do it all. Tom is the Founder/Partner in Division 9 Design + Construction, L.P. which is both a design firm and construction company. Tom is best known for his most challenging project to date, working with Chef Robert Irvine as the lead construction manager on the Food Network series "Restaurant: Impossible."

FROGTAPE® BRAND PRODUCTS
The FrogTape® brand, marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, offers premium-quality, innovative painting tapes that feature PaintBlock® Technology, a super-absorbent polymer that seals the edges of the tape, which keeps paint out and keeps lines sharp. For more information on FrogTape®, visit frogtape.com; Like us on Facebook® (facebook.com/frogtape); Follow us on Twitter® (@frogtape); Follow our boards on Pinterest® (pinterest.com/frogtape) or watch us on YouTube® (youtube.com/frogtapetube).

SHURTECH BRANDS, LLC
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter's Mate Green®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit ShurTech.com for more information.

Twitter® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.
Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.
Pinterest® is a registered trademark of Pinterest, Inc.
YouTube® is a registered trademark of Google, Inc.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2593485

Contact:
Falls Communications
Jordan Testerman
216.472.2376
[email protected]

Shauntina Lilly
216.472.4026
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Cloud-based disaster recovery is critical to any production environment and is a high priority for many enterprise organizations today. Nearly 40% of organizations have had to execute their BCDR plan due to a service disruption in the past two years. Zerto on IBM Cloud offer VMware and Microsoft customers simple, automated recovery of on-premise VMware and Microsoft workloads to IBM Cloud data centers.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cedexis will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cedexis is the leader in data-driven enterprise global traffic management. Whether optimizing traffic through datacenters, clouds, CDNs, or any combination, Cedexis solutions drive quality and cost-effectiveness.
Elon Musk is among the notable industry figures who worries about the power of AI to destroy rather than help society. Mark Zuckerberg, on the other hand, embraces all that is going on. AI is most powerful when deployed across the vast networks being built for Internets of Things in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail, healthcare, government and other sectors. Is AI transforming IoT for the good or the bad? Do we need to worry about its potential destructive power? Or will we...
Why Federal cloud? What is in Federal Clouds and integrations? This session will identify the process and the FedRAMP initiative. But is it sufficient? What is the remedy for keeping abreast of cutting-edge technology? In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rasananda Behera will examine the proposed solutions: Private or public or hybrid cloud Responsible governing bodies How can we accomplish?
Today traditional IT approaches leverage well-architected compute/networking domains to control what applications can access what data, and how. DevOps includes rapid application development/deployment leveraging concepts like containerization, third-party sourced applications and databases. Such applications need access to production data for its test and iteration cycles. Data Security? That sounds like a roadblock to DevOps vs. protecting the crown jewels to those in IT.
The last two years has seen discussions about cloud computing evolve from the public / private / hybrid split to the reality that most enterprises will be creating a complex, multi-cloud strategy. Companies are wary of committing all of their resources to a single cloud, and instead are choosing to spread the risk – and the benefits – of cloud computing across multiple providers and internal infrastructures, as they follow their business needs. Will this approach be successful? How large is the ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that B2Cloud will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. B2Cloud specializes in IoT devices for preventive and predictive maintenance in any kind of equipment retrieving data like Energy consumption, working time, temperature, humidity, pressure, etc.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Greg Gorman is the Director, IoT Developer Ecosystem, Watson IoT, will provide a short tutorial on Node-RED, a Node.js-based programming tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways. It provides a browser-based editor that makes it easy to wire together flows using a wide range of nodes in the palette that can be deployed to its runtime in a single-click. There is a large library of contributed nodes that help so...
IBM helps FinTechs and financial services companies build and monetize cognitive-enabled financial services apps quickly and at scale. Hosted on IBM Bluemix, IBM’s platform builds in customer insights, regulatory compliance analytics and security to help reduce development time and testing. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Lennart Frantzell, a Developer Advocate with IBM, will discuss how these tools simplify the time-consuming tasks of selection, mapping and data integration, allowing devel...
What is the best strategy for selecting the right offshore company for your business? In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, will discuss the things to look for - positive and negative - in evaluating your options. He will also discuss how to maximize productivity with your offshore developers. Before you start your search, clearly understand your business needs and how that impacts software choices.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SIGMA Corporation will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. uLaser flow inspection device from the Japanese top share to Global Standard! Then, make the best use of data to flip to next page. For more information, visit http://www.sigma-k.co.jp/en/.
SYS-CON Events announced today that NetApp has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. NetApp provides a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with their partners, NetApp em...
Agile has finally jumped the technology shark, expanding outside the software world. Enterprises are now increasingly adopting Agile practices across their organizations in order to successfully navigate the disruptive waters that threaten to drown them. In our quest for establishing change as a core competency in our organizations, this business-centric notion of Agile is an essential component of Agile Digital Transformation. In the years since the publication of the Agile Manifesto, the conn...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MIRAI Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MIRAI Inc. are IT consultants from the public sector whose mission is to solve social issues by technology and innovation and to create a meaningful future for people.
There is huge complexity in implementing a successful digital business that requires efficient on-premise and cloud back-end infrastructure, IT and Internet of Things (IoT) data, analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Applications. In the data center alone, there are physical and virtual infrastructures, multiple operating systems, multiple applications and new and emerging business and technological paradigms such as cloud computing and XaaS. And then there are pe...