For Immediate Release
Contact: Gwen Tarbox
The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. to Host Annual
Touch-A-Truck Event at Crescent Park in Riverside
WHAT: The Junior League of RI, Inc. (JLRI), is pleased to announce its Touch-A-Truck event at the Crescent
Park Carousel in Riverside, RI. Trucks and vehicles from a vast array of professions and services will be
on display for the up-close enjoyment of children of all ages. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ride
the Crescent Park Carousel and the Roaming Railroad train, visit the bounce house, enjoy food truck lunch
offerings and get their faces painted, while parents will get the chance to learn more about JLRI and its
current focus on the issue of aging out of foster-care. A portion of the proceeds will support Home Makeover
projects for young people aging out of foster care.
WHERE: Crescent Park Carousel
700 Bullocks Point Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915
WHEN: Sunday, September 17th
COST: FREE event!
About The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. (JLRI):
The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. (JLRI) has been a volunteer powerhouse in the State of Rhode Island and
Southeastern Massachusetts since 1921. JLRI is a proven training ground for women to become community and civic
leaders – learning how to effectively manage a non-profit organization, fundraise and develop meaningful community
In its 95-year history, more than 250 nonprofit organizations have benefited from collaboration with JLRI, and JLRI
members have contributed more than 1 million hours of volunteer service and over 1.5 million in fundraising dollars.
These volunteer hours and dollars have a combined present day value of $25 million in direct services to women and
children in difficult circumstances. Currently, JLRI’s focus is to empower the lives of young adults aging out of the
Foster Care System.
For more information about The Junior League of Rhode Island, please go to our website at www.jlri.org
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