FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2016
Foundation for Positively Kids’ Lucky Duck Family Festival Raises Monies for Medically Fragile and Special Needs Children
Annual event features comedian and entertainment host Paul Scally
LAS VEGAS, NV – August 5, 2016 – Get lucky with ducky! Adopt a duck or a whole flock to support medically fragile and special needs children in Southern Nevada. All ducks come with a chance to win $250,000 and other great prizes. Foundation for Positively Kids celebrates the 16th annual Las Vegas Lucky Duck Family Festival on Sept.10, 2016, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Town Square Las Vegas. The SpecQuackular event is open to the public. Events throughout the day include family activities, dance-a-thon, children’s games, characters, nibble stations and free entertainment.
The Las Vegas Lucky Duck Family Festival features entertainment host Paul Scally of Grand Laughs Comedy Show. Attendees can adopt a duck $5, or a Quack Pack of six ducks for $25, for a chance to win a grand prize of $250,000 at the 3 p.m. duck pluck, where 5,000 rubber ducks will float in the pond at Town Square.
To adopt a duck, please visit any of the MoneyTree locations, call 702-262-0037, or join us at one of our Pre-Duck adoption events:
August 6th — OBON Festival and Bazaar at Clark High School opens at 10:00 a.m.
August 13 — The Quackie Dance Crew at Town Square Lawn from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
August 20 — Sam’s Club on Eastern and Serene from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
August 27 — Sam’s Club on Eastern and Serene from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ducks may be purchased through Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lucky Duck Commander Jan-Ie Low, at 702-327- 2628. Event sponsors include title sponsor MoneyTree, and media sponsors KVVU Fox 5 and Hot 97.5. All event monies raised go towards programs including early intervention evaluations, screening and diagnosis for Autism, and direct patient care services for children.
“This is a popular event every year and really ties the community, local businesses, families, and some really great sponsors together for a fun day. We appreciate everyone that supports this event and our organization, and we promise lots of laughs,” says Fred Schultz, founder & CEO of Foundation for Positively Kids.
Foundation for Positively Kids is Nevada’s only non-profit that provides pediatric healthcare services for medically fragile and medically dependent children. Programs offered by Positively Kids strive to embrace each child’s unique needs while providing services essential to their well-being and happiness. Learn more at www.LVluckyduck.com.
About Foundation for Positively Kids
Foundation for Positively Kids (PK) is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit agency providing comprehensive health care services for Clark County children. The organization’s mission is to deliver high quality healthcare services for Southern Nevada children, with an emphasis on providing quality of life for medically fragile and/or developmentally delayed children, age birth to 18, and their families. Founded in 1999 to meet the needs for services for medically fragile children, today PK is the premier provider of children’s health services in Clark County with six programs serving an average daily census of 600 disabled and non-disabled children and their families. PK is committed to providing an environment that delivers a positive effect on the growth and development of our children. PK operates a family healthcare clinic located at the Clark County Department of Family Services’ Child Haven facility. The clinic offers children’s medical, dental, neurological, and mental health services. PK services are transitioning to become a certified Patient Centered Medical Home to maintain the practice of providing the highest quality of healthcare services. To learn more, please visit: http://www.PositivelyKids.org or call (702) 262-0037.
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