BUSINESS CLUB TO HOLD FAMILY FUN DAY AT FANCHER DAVIDGE PARK IN MIDDLETOWN MAY 15

5/6/2011

Fundraiser for American Heart Association to Include Concerts, Demonstrations, Family Friendly Events

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – The SUNY Orange student Business Club, in conjunction with the College’s Business Solutions and Professional Development division, will host a Family Fun Day from Noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 15 at Middletown’s Fancher Davidge Park, with all proceeds to be donated to the American Heart Association.

Admission to the event, to be held rain or shine, will be free but donations will be accepted to benefit AHA. There will be food, family events and entertainment. In advance of the event, the Business Club is running a text messaging program that will provide updates about the event. Those who register for the text messages will automatically be entered into a random drawing in which two free tickets to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. will be given to one entrant. To enter, text HEART to 65828. Standard data and message rates apply. Entrants will receive a total of three messages in advance of the event with each message delivering some information about the Family Fun Day. The text program is being administered by Zero G Deals.

Activities are planned for Pavilion 1 and Pavilion 2 at the park. Pavilion 1 entertainment will include acoustic band “One House Dog” performing from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; the Black Box, from the New York School of Music in Walden, from 3 to 3:30 p.m.; and local band Clinton Road from 3:30 to 4 p.m. The Pavilion 2 lineup includes a ballet and hip-hop demonstration by the Paraclete Arts Center from 1:40 to 2 p.m.; Studio Ayo Fitness, leading zumba for kids, from 2 to 2:30 p.m.; and the SUNY Orange cheerleaders from 2:30 to 2:45 p.m.

Food has been donated by several local supermarkets and restaurants, including Townhouse Grille, ShopRite, Price Chopper, Sam’s Club and Rita’s.

For more information, contact Justine Lercara at (845) 321-9361.


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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940
845-341-4728
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