Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department
July 28, 2010
Contact: Catarah Hampshire
Public Information Assistant
Public Information Officer
SUPERVISOR DON KNABE TO HOST SOUTH WHITTIER EDUCATE & CELEBRATE FESTIVAL AT ADVENTURE COUNTY PARK
SUPERVISOR DON KNABE TO HOST
SOUTH WHITTIER EDUCATE & CELEBRATE FESTIVAL
AT ADVENTURE COUNTY PARK
WHAT: Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe will host the annual South Whittier Educate and Celebrate Festival. Since 2007 this event has attracted more than 3,000 people each year who are in need of community resources. Those attending this year’s event can expect dozens of services, from free dental, hearing and vision exams, to a job fair, free haircuts and a food giveaway . Approximately 300 local school children will receive free school supplies and uniforms. This event is supported by local hospitals, County departments, other social service agencies and community based organizations.
WHERE: Adventure County Park, 10130 S. Gunn Avenue, Whittier, CA 90605
WHEN: Saturday, August 7, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
VISUALS: Free Haircuts, thousands of people lining up to receive free groceries, health screenings, petting zoo and live entertainment.
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