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ADVISORY/Rock and Wrap It Up! Honors Allman Brothers Band, Chef David Bouley, and Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity at 3rd Annual Benefit Dinner; Thursday, June 12 - at Pier Sixty in NYC.

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ADVISORY...for Thursday (June 12)

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2003

Acoustic Musical Performance by Warren Haynes

WHO: Rock and Wrap It Up! (http://www.rockandwrapitup.org)
 an international volunteer food recovery service and
 think tank aiding in the fight to alleviate hunger in
 the United States and around the world will hold its
 third annual benefit on Thursday, June 12, 2003 from
 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM at Pier Sixty in New York City.
 This year's honorees include: The Allman Brothers
 Band, Chef David Bouley, Pi Lambda Phi International
 Fraternity. For ticket information call 877-691-FOOD.

 Rock and Wrap It Up! has more than 4,000 volunteers
 covering 500 cities. Since its creation in 1994, more
 than 5,000,000 pounds of food have been picked up,
 feeding more than 14,000,000 people.

WHAT: The Allman Brothers Band will receive the Lena and
 Joseph Mandelbaum Humanitarian Award, named in honor
 of Rock and Wrap It Up! founder's parents, both of
 whom survived concentration camps in Nazi Germany. The
 Allman Brothers joined with Rock and Wrap It UP! in
 October 1995, and was one of the first groups to help
 fight hunger through Rock and Wrap It Up! They have
 been inspirational, physical and financial supporters
 of the work of Rock and Wrap It Up! Their efforts and
 those of Bert Holman their Manager, has led to tens of
 thousands being fed with their backstage leftovers.
 Dozens of other bands have been motivated to join Rock
 and Wrap It Up! Allman Brothers Band guitarist and
 producer Warren Haynes will accept the Lena and Joseph
 Mandelbaum Humanitarian Award on behalf of the band.
 Haynes will also be on hand for a rare solo acoustic
 performance.

 Chef and Restaurateur David Bouley will receive the
 Jay Magazine Award of Excellence, created in memory of
 the former Director of Catering for Windows on the
 World at the World Trade Center, who perished on
 9/11/01. Immediately, David Bouley, whose business was
 one block from the WTC, mobilized his restaurant and
 resources to become an emergency mess hall providing
 over 1,00,000 meals for Ground Zero recovery workers.
 Jay Magazine was an active member and booster of Rock
 and Wrap It Up! along with its projects and mission to
 feed the needy.

 Pi Lambda Phi became the first Fraternity to adopt a
 global community service component to their creed for
 their Alumni and Brotherhood, and they are receiving
 the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Award. The
 fraternity's focus was to work with the needy and they
 selected Rock and Wrap It Up! as its partner
 organization to help fight hunger. Forty-Seven college
 and university chapters are now working to help feed
 those who hunger. The Late Bill Emerson, United States
 Congressman, wanted to feed more hungry people in this
 country, so he wrote and helped push through the Bill
 Emerson Good Samaritan Act - cornerstone legislation
 for all perishable food programs, that was enacted
 after his death by President Bill Clinton in November
 1996. Its passage and implementation continue to feed
 millions more hungry each year. All donors to RWU are
 protected from liability by The Bill Emerson Good
 Samaritan Act.

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2003
 6:30 p.m - 10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pier Sixty
 Chelsea Piers, NYC

WHY: Rock and Wrap It Up! encourages bands to incorporate a
 rider into their contract that indicates their request
 for all edible leftover food to go to a local soup
 kitchen or shelter, and then arranges for the removal.
 It also works with existing local perishable food
 programs such as America's Second Harvest, food
 collection and rescue services. Current tours
 contracting food recovery with Rock and Wrap it Up! in
 their rider include: Bruce Springsteen, Avril Lavigne,
 Matchbox Twenty, Elton John and Billy Joel.

 Rock and Wrap It Up! Project It's A Wrap has begun
 working in the film industry and Revere Pictures
 became the first production company to encourage food
 recovery from their film shoots. The organization
 continues to develop its school and college programs.
 It currently partners with Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity
 and the National Society of Colligate Scholars.

 Rock and Wrap It Up! was founded by Syd Mandelbaum to
 honor his parents' survival from Nazi concentration
 camps. As a scientist, he is best known for heading
 the American team that did the DNA Genetic Sequencing
 of Anna Anderson's hair-- disproving the relationship
 to the Czar and Czarina Romanov. Mandelbaum also
 founded the first DNA roundtable seminar series, New
 York and Boston, 1989 to help police departments'
 better use DNA in prosecuting rape and murder cases;
 introduced homerun measurement to Major League
 baseball in 1991; and to stop future holocausts, in
 1981, he started the videotaping of Holocaust
 survivors and camp liberators. In 2002, Mandelbaum was
 named as a finalist in the New York Post's "Liberty
 Awards."


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