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August 24, 2015
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 24, 2015 – The Foundation for Positively Kids celebrates the 15th annual Las Vegas Lucky Duck Family Festival on September 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Town Square, Village Green, at 6605 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89119. The SpecQuackular event is free and open to the public. Events throughout the day include family activities, dance-a-thon, children’s games, characters and classic cars.
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 $500,000 at the 4 p.m. duck pluck, where 5,000 rubber ducks will float in the pond at Town Square. All Quack Pack adoptions will come with two tickets to the Paul Scally of Grand Laughs Comedy Show. Learn more about adopting a duck by visiting www.duckrace.com/lasvegas. Ducks may be purchased through Sept. 19 at 2:30 p.m. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lucky Duck Commander Jan-Ie Low, at 702-327-2628.
Sponsors of the Las Vegas Lucky Duck Family Festival include Fox 5 KVVU-TV, Hot 97.5, Las Vegas Review Journal, MoneyTree, and Fighting United. 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: www.PositivelyKids.org or call (702) 262-0037.
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