Naperville Police Hold Donut Eating Contest With Local Skaters
Released on: July 20, 2008, 10:46 am
Press Release Author: Kids Matter / Stacy Jones
Industry: Non Profit
Press Release Summary: Kids Matter and Naperville Police sponsors 5th annual skateboarding picnic to help stress community values and parent awareness
Press Release Body: On Saturday, August 30th the Naperville Police Department, Naperville Park District Police and KidsMatter, formerly known as the Naperville Youth Coalition are excited to host the fifth annual Skaters' Picnic at the Centennial Beach Skate Park in downtown Naperville.
What: 5th Annual Skaters Picnic When:Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Where: Centennial Beach Skate Park, 500 Jackson Street, Naperville, IL 60540 Who: Sponsored by the Naperville Police Department, Naperville Park District Police and KidsMatter
Skaters of all ages are invited to bring their skate boards to skate at this wonderful community facility, socialize with members of the City and Park District Police Departments, and enjoy a free picnic lunch served by the Naperville Police Department and KidsMatter. Highlights of the event will include a Donut eating contest between the Naperville Police Department and the skaters, free t-shirts to the first 200 skaters who attend, and an exciting raffle drawing. Naperville's own Mayor Pradel will be on hand for meet and greets and he will also pass out the raffle prizes to the lucky winners.
"This event provides a fun opportunity to let the skating youth of our community know that they are valued" quotes Stacy Jones, communications manager for KidsMatter. "It also helps open up the lines of communication while enhancing relationships with Naperville's skating youth."
The Skaters' Picnic was the inspiration of Commander Ken Parcel of the Naperville Police Department. Both the Police Department and KidsMatter believe in educating and encouraging adults to build Developmental Assets in Naperville's youth. Developmental Assets are concrete, common sense, positive experiences and qualities essential to raising successful young people. These assets have the power to influence the choices young people make, particularly during critical adolescent years, to help them become healthy, caring, and responsible adults.
The Skaters' Picnic is designed to help build the Developmental Asset of "Community Values Youth" among Naperville skateboarders as well as promote the skate park as a healthy outlet for positive youth activity.
For more information about this event, please contact Commander Ken Parcel of the Naperville Police Department at 630.305.5485 or visit the Kids Matter website at www.kidsmatter2us.org
Web Site: http://www.kidsmatter2us.org
Contact Details: Kids Matter Helping Youth By Developing Community Assets P.O. Box 662 Naperville, IL 60566 Phone: (630) 527-6562 Stacy Jones Communications Manager firstname.lastname@example.org www.kidsmatter2us.org