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Raising funds for the American Heart Association


About the Challenge

The Big Joe Challenge is named in honor of Joe Tierno, Sue’s husband, Jen, Joe, Jim and Julie’s dad and Kathleen’s brother-in-law who unexpectedly passed away from heart failure on October 1, 2011. Most importantly, Joe is a fun-loving guy who truly did have a big heart and we all miss every day on so many levels. We are more than confident that he has been a powerful force with us every day of our journey of Suzy’s Swirl!

When we opened Suzy’s we wanted to do something to honor Joe in a fun and meaningful way – we came up with the idea of the Big Joe’s Challenge!

How the Challenge Works

The Big Joe Challenge consists of the following:

  • Consume 64 ounces of yogurt

  • Consume 8 ounces of toppings

  • Consume all of the above in 20 minutes or less

A couple of rules: you cant leave your table, you have to

keep everything down, you have to do it alone, and

of course we will be cheering you on!

Many have tried the Big Joe Challenge and a few very courageous winners have emerged –

our first winner was Eric Johnson! 

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The Big Joe Challenge in Action!

Big Joe Challenge
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We want to give a huge THANK YOU to the community, both near and far, and all of our customers at Suzy's! 

We are so excited to share that we raised $3,515.00 for the American Heart Association! 

That is so many lives and hearts we are able to help, thanks to all of your kind hearts! We had so many awesome participants for the Big Joe Challenge. Many challenged and though no one completed the Big Joe Challenge, everyone is a champion to us!

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