Tribute USA Celebrates Our Military Child: Stars & Tykes May Event Follows Governor Dannel Malloy’s Proclamation of April 2012 as the Month of the Military Child
HARTFORD, Conn., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Following Governor Dannel Malloy’s declaration of April 2012 as the Month of the Military Child, Tribute USA is proud to announce its partnership with Our Military Kids to support the more than 10,000 Connecticut children of deployed National Guard and Reserve parents.
Join Tribute USA for Stars & Tykes, to be held at our country’s oldest operating amusement park, Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut, on May 19, 2012, Armed Forces Day.
Don’t miss this opportunity to honor our country and take advantage of great Lake Compounce discounts. “With so many companies and foundations cutting back their charitable donations, Our Military Kids is very grateful to be the beneficiary of Tribute USA,” said Linda Davidson, Executive Director of Our Military Kids.
Daytime ticket purchase includes:
- Unlimited all-day access to the park with beverage package
- Free parking
- All-you-can-eat picnic from 1-4 p.m.
- Floral flag competition: Nineteen teams compete, designing 4 by 6-foot flags from flowers
- Military color guard
- Military equipment display
- WWE Legend Sgt. Slaughter appearance
- Family fun & games
General admission tickets are $39.95, and can be purchased through Lake Compounce, or by visiting Tribute USA’s website. Tickets for children 4-10 are $36.95, while ages 3 and under are free.
A special evening replicating a 1940s USO canteen will take place in the historic Starlight Ballroom. This separately ticketed event will include an open bar and feature:
-15-piece swing band
- Special guest Prudence Sloane, Better Connecticut TV Chef
- The Stardust Dancers
- Chef tastings
- Silent auction
About Tribute USA
The mission of Tribute USA is to inspire patriotism, pride and purpose to our country’s youth. Participating and funding the grant program offered through Our Military Kids is an investment in America’s future. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.tributeusa.com.
About Our Military Kids
Our Military Kids was founded in 2004 to support children ages 3 to 18 of National Guard and Reserve families during a deployment. The organization has provided more than 34,000 grants totaling $14 million for activities such as sports, fine arts and tutoring programs for children while a parent is serving our country overseas.
Contact Karen Fallo: (860) 983-4870
SOURCE Tribute USA