A Magical Send-Off: Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids Departs for a Dream Vacation
20 families depart for Walt Disney World

Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids, a Charlotte-based charity founded by the Ace & TJ Show on HITS 96.1, is having a send-off event at Concord Regional Airport on January 22 to celebrate their 20th annual Walt Disney World Trip. This year, 20 children and their families will embark on a trip of a lifetime to experience the magic of Disney. The event will include fun, family-friendly activities such as face painting, mascot meet-and-greets and photo booths. Concord Mayor William C. “Bill” Dusch, local police officers and firefighters, other area dignitaries and local mascots including Sir Purr and Hugo are scheduled to attend.

For more information about Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids, visit www.grinkids.org or view their media kit.

WHAT: Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids Send-Off Celebration

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 22
                 Arrivals: 9:45 a.m.
                “Meet the Families”: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
                 Families board aircraft: 11:15 a.m.

WHERE: Concord Regional Airport
                    9000 Aviation Blvd.
                    Concord, NC. 28027

OPPORTUNITIES:

• On-camera interview opportunities with Grin Kids co-founders and HITS 96.1’s personalities, Ace and TJ.

• Potential interview, photo and video opportunities with Grin Kids families and other area dignitaries.

• Video and photo opportunities of Mayor Dusch offering a welcome to the Grin Kids families.

CONTACT:
Julie Parrotta
jparrotta@sparksi.com
(704) 625-2194

About Grin Kids
Since its establishment in 2000, Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids has taken more than 520 terminally ill and chronically disabled children and their families on an all-expenses paid trip to Walt Disney World. Each vacation includes air travel, ground transportation, Disney Park Hopper passes, meals, hotel rooms at a Disney Resort, character meet and greets and Disney Dollars for souvenirs. Funded entirely by listener donations through nationally-syndicated radio show, The Ace & TJ show heard locally on HITS 96.1, corporate donations and fundraising events, Ace and TJ’s Grin Kids continues to enhance the lives of children in their listening areas with this family trip.