Dental Health Theater and Channel 5 Need Homeschoolers’ Help TOMORROW! (Wednesday)

Hi Homeschoolers!
Cathy Mullins just received a call from The Delta Dental Health Theater and they are desperate for our help.  Every year they host a Candy Exchange on the day after Halloween.  This year it is held at Vetta Soccerdome.  Channel 5 would like to do a segment on this BUT they want to film it tomorrow (Wednesday) so that they can air it on Thursday.  The problem is that they don’t know where to get any children since they are all in school.  So they thought of homeschoolers.  Here’s what the program coordinator, Alice Davis, wrote:

Have you ever wanted your child to be on TELEVISION?  Or, does your child love to bounce and slide?

The Delta Dental Health Theatre is being featured on NewsChannel 5 to promote the 4th Annual Great Candy Exchange.   We need children to be filmed while Theatre Staff discusses the Candy Exchange.  This is an AWESOME opportunity for the Theatre and we hope you can help.
Date:               Wednesday,  October 30, 2013
Where:            Vetta Soccerdome – 220 East Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119
Time:               1:30 pm
Please email alice@ddhtstl.org or shannon@ddhtstl.org  ASAP if you can attend.
She also wanted me to invite all the homeschoolers to the actual Candy Exchange that will take place on Friday, November 1 (after school)….it all sounds like great fun!  SEE BELOW.

If you would like to help them out tomorrow, please respond to Alice at her email above.  Note: You will probably have to sign some kind of release form saying that you allow Channel 5 to film your child. I think it is safe and the candy goes to our troops!

THE GREAT CANDY EXCHANGE
GRAND PRIZE: Xbox One Day One Edition, with game, valued over $550
New Location: Vetta Sports Soccerdome [Mid-County], 220 East Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119
When: Friday, Nov. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Area children, families and school groups are invited to turn in their unopened, Halloween candy in exchange for chances to win prizes that encourage healthy habits and active play. All collected candy will be sent to our troops, along with toothbrushes, through A Soldier’s Wish List.
The fun-filled event will feature live shows, face painting, balloon art, a photo booth, unlimited bounce time on four different inflatables, educational information, healthy snacks and giveaways. Sir Smiles-
A-Lot, the Tooth Fairy, Tooth Wizard, Plaqueman and Chef Louigi will also be paying a visit. Kids are encouraged to come in their costumes.
>>Calling all Schools, Troops, Clubs & Organizations
Special prizes will be awarded to the groups with the “Most Event Attendees” and “Most Candy Collected.” Visit www.ddhtstl.org for details.
>>Costume Contest
Have your child wear their costume in for a chance to win a prize for the best costume.
>>Support the Little Bit Foundation
Increase your chances in the prize drawing by donating new, unopened socks, underwear and personal hygiene items to help the children in our community meet their basic needs. An extra ticket will be given to each individual who donates one or more items.
>>FREE Theatre Admission
Each visiting child will receive a voucher for free admission to the Delta Dental Health Theatre, located on Laclede’s Landing in downtown St. Louis.

For more information call 314.241.7391, visit www.ddhtstl.org

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