PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 17, 2014
Contact: Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
Nevada County Fairgrounds And Community Organizations Team Up For Community Involvement Day On July 28
Participate in Community Involvement Day and receive free tickets to the Fair
The Nevada County Fairgrounds, the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, Nevada County 2-1-1, and BloodSource are teaming up on July 28 for Community Involvement Day – a day to donate items to non-profit organizations, while also receiving free tickets to the Fair. These organizations will be set-up at the Fairgrounds Gate 1 main parking lot on Monday, July 28, from 1 – 6 pm, to receive donations of any of the items listed below.
Those who donate items to the Food Bank of Nevada County, Foothill Lions, Story Club, and Nevada County 2-1-1 will receive a coupon to redeem for one free admission ticket with the purchase of one Fair admission ticket. That’s two for the price of one!
Those who make a blood donation at the BloodSource blood mobile will receive a free admission ticket to any day of the Fair.
Food Bank of Nevada County: Donate four cans of food to the Food Bank of Nevada County. For more information about the Food Bank of Nevada County, visit www.foodbankofnc.org or call (530) 272-3796.
Foothill Lions: Drop off a donation of an old hearing aid or old prescription eye glasses.
Story Club: Donate two new or slightly used children’s books, including chapter books for teens.
Nevada County 2-1-1: Partnering with PARTNERS Family Resource Centers, Nevada County 2-1-1 will be collecting donations of new backpacks, new lunch boxes, and new school supplies like three ring binders, spiral bound notebooks, pencils and pens. Visit http://www.partnersfamilyresourcecenters.org for information.
BloodSource: For a free admission ticket to the Fair, make a blood donation at the BloodSource bloodmobile located in the main parking lot (Gate 1) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. For information and eligibility about blood donation, visit www.bloodsource.org or call 1-866-822-5663.
Feel free to donate to any one organization or all of them! To receive your coupons or free tickets, all donations must be brought to the Gate 1 parking lot at the Fairgrounds on July 28 between the hours of 1- 6 pm.
Coupons received (buy one, get one) for the donations must be redeemed during pre-sale dates, which take place until August 5. Presale discounted tickets will be available for purchase on Community Involvement Day at Guest Services, Gate 1.
This year’s Fair is August 6 – 10. www.NevadaCountyFair.com for more information or call the Fair Office at (530) 273-6217.