140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Kids Day Oct. 1

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The 17th annual Kids Day is less than a month away, and it promises to be a spectacular day!  
We have good news to share on all fronts.  And the best news of all is that you, too, can be part of the celebration. On Tuesday, October 1, volunteers of all ages and all walks of life will take to street corners and shopping malls to sell a special Kids Day edition of The Sacramento Bee.  If you haven’t already done so, you, too, can join the community in supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children . . . one volunteer, one dollar and one Kids Day paper at a time. Call916-453-2332 or email kidsday@shrinenet.org
Here are a few things to note:
Bee Hosts Kids Day Kick-Off on Sept. 6:  You are invited to the Kids Day kickoff at The Sacramento Bee (2100 P Street) at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 6Shriners Hospital CEO Margaret Bryan will join Sacramento Bee PublisherCheryl Dell in the courtyard of the Sacramento Bee for a special program.  Fox 40 Television, our Kids Day media sponsor, will be there to cover the event, which also will include a continental breakfast and a presentation by the parents of one of the Shriners kids being featured in the Kids Day newspaper 1st
Kids Day T-Shirt Color:  With Stanley Steemer on board as the Kids Day T-shirt sponsor, volunteers will be decked out in safety yellow shirts this year. (Think school bus yellow!) Among this year’s community volunteer teams areAerojet and the Marriott, which will have volunteers selling Kids Day papers at inns throughout the greater Sacramento area. We’ll share more in our next update!
Kids Day Sponsors:  Counted among this year's sponsors are Fox 40 TelevisionThe New Home Company, Marriott, UC Davis Health System,McDonald's, Chipotle and the Greater Sacramento New Car Dealers Association. . . and, of course, Stanley Steemer.   
Signature Ad Opportunity:  You can show your support and have your name in the Kids Day paper simply by purchasing a Kids Day Signature Ad. Donation is $50, You can sign up online at https://webspecialdeal.com/sacbee/kidsday/index.php.   Or, if you prefer, email kidsday@shrinenet.org to request a Signature Ad form.
We’ll keep the good news coming!  Together we can make a difference. Thank you.
The Kids Day Team

Catherine Curran, Director, Public Relations
2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817
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