For Immediate Release - November 14, 2013


BOSTON – Thursday, November 14, 2013 – Governor Deval Patrick today visited the Women’s Lunch Place to donate the Missouri goods sent to Massachusetts by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, making good on the pair’s 2013 World Series wager.  The Governor was joined by representatives from Massachusetts companies Legal Sea Foods, Polar Beverages and Dancing Dear Bakery Co. These companies had originally agreed to contribute items in the event that the Red Sox had lost the World Series, but volunteered to donate their own products to the Women’s Lunch Place, on top of the products sent by Governor Nixon, in celebration of the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox.

“I thank Governor Nixon, along with Legal Sea Foods, Polar Seltzer and Dancing Deer Bakery Co. for the generous donations we are able to deliver to the Women’s Lunch Place,” said Governor Patrick. “And thanks to the Red Sox for bringing another championship back to Boston!”

Before the World Series playoffs, Governor Patrick and Governor Nixon made a friendly wager on the outcome of the series. Under the terms of the wager, if the Red Sox won, Governor Nixon would donate a four-pack of Cardinal Cream Soda from Fitz’s Bottling Company in the Delmar Loop; a box of chocolates from Bissinger’s Chocolates; and an assortment of Italian baked goods from Missouri Baking Company on the Hill. If the Cardinals won, Governor Patrick would donate New England Clam Chowder from Legal Sea Foods; a variety of beverages from Polar Beverages; and a selection of baked goods from Dancing Deer Bakery Co. in Boston.

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