• For Immediate Release
    Contact: Gwen Tarbox
    Communications Council

    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
    service programs.

    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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