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19 Nov 2010

SunDance Marketing Solutions announced today that they partnered with Darden Restaurants, Inc. and the City of Orlando’s Green-Up Orlando program to plant a tree in Turkey Lake Park. As part of SunDance’s ongoing sustainability effort, they offer clients the opportunity to join together and plant a tree in the Orlando community. SunDance’s aspiration is to create a cooler and greener future for the City of Orlando’s Urban Forest and Florida State Forests.

“Our goal is to promote and foster a culture of sustainability not only within our own company but also with our clients and partners,” says Brad Taylor, Partner. “We’re thrilled that Darden joined us and planted their tree at Turkey Lake,” added Claire Fournier, Partner. “It’s a pleasure to work with such a forward thinking and environmentally engaged client.”

ABOUT DARDEN RESTAURANTS, INC.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) headquartered in Orlando, Fla., is the world's largest company-owned and operated full-service restaurant company with over $7.2 billion in annual sales and approximately 180,000 employees. Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. Our restaurant brands -- Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze and Seasons 52 -- reflect the rich diversity of those who dine with us. Our brands are built on deep insights into what our guests want. For more information, please visit www.darden.com.

ABOUT THE CITY OF ORLANDO’S GREEN-UP ORLANDO PROGRAM

Green-Up Orlando encourages citizens and groups to plant trees and shrubs, beautify their neighborhoods, raise public awareness and pride in Orlando, "The City Beautiful," and promote the benefits of volunteer efforts in partnership with the City. Corporations, civic organizations, schools, faith based organizations, scout troops, neighborhood associations and families are encourage to participate in Orlando’s favorite “Green” volunteer program! To schedule a project for your organization or in your neighborhood please visit www.cityoforlando.net/fpr/html/greenup.asp.

JohnHenry Ruggieri

JohnHenry Ruggieri

With an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School at Rollins College and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Lehigh University, JohnHenry was well prepared for his current role in overseeing the print manufacturing side of SunDance. Undoubtedly possessing a unique background in management, his experience includes running a 50,000 acre wild game reserve and cattle ranch in Kenya prior to moving back to the states in 2006.

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