Stamford, CT (August 4, 2014) – Today, Ozarka® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water and Southlake Carroll High School announced that Ozarka® Natural Spring Water will be the official bottled water of the school’s football program and Dragon Stadium. Ozarka®, a brand rooted in Texas for 100 years, has always played an integral role in the fabric of Texas communities. Supporting the time-honored tradition of Friday Night Lights high school football while promoting hydration, smart beverage choices and Texas pride is a natural step for the brand.
“Ozarka®’s support of the Carroll Dragon football program is our way of demonstrating our commitment to the local communities we have called home for many years,” said Greg Berumen, Senior Marketing Manager at Nestlé Waters North America. “Ozarka® is thrilled to be a part of an important Texas tradition and our role in these traditions is something we are truly proud of.”
As the official bottled water of Dragon Stadium, Ozarka® will support the team and local football fans with fun, engaging ways to encourage a strong sense of pride in the community, as well as with natural spring water hydration on and off the field. Further, the brand will recognize stars of the Texas community with various programs. With this agreement, Ozarka® will have signage throughout the stadium, including the in-game scoreboard and end zone, as well as various on-site activations during home games. Ozarka® will also be on hand for Carroll players at away games and will support the district's on-site recycling program. Additional details around exciting giveaways, contests and sampling will be announced on August 29, Opening Night, where the Dragons will take on Austin Westlake.
"We are thrilled to reach this agreement with Ozarka," Carroll ISD Superintendent Dr. David Faltys said. "The dollars generated from this contract will provide a significant financial impact to our district and assist funding the educational needs for our students. As a bonus, we believe the partnership between a trusted Texas brand such as Ozarka and the Carroll Dragons will enhance the overall game experience for our fans."
Ozarka® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is sourced only from carefully selected springs in Texas, and contains naturally occurring minerals for a refreshing, crisp, and clean taste. Ozarka® spring sources are located in the following East Texan counties:
- o Piney Woods Spring, Wood County, Texas
- o Moffit Spring, Walker County, Texas
- o Roher Spring, Henderson, Texas
About Ozarka® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water
A brand rooted in Texas for 100 years, the Ozarka Spring Water Company officially began in 1905. Today, Ozarka® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water comes exclusively from sources in Texas and is bottled in Texas. Many people enjoy its great taste and consider Ozarka® their home-grown, local brand. In 1987, Ozarka® joined Nestlé Waters North America, which is the largest bottled water company in the United States, offering many of the nation's most popular regional brands.