Entertainment and Activities the Whole Family will Enjoy!
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Ghent is a diverse and caring community where individuality and generosity are equally celebrated. A unique blend of fun and friendliness, Ghent is truly a destination like no other. Make Ghent your destination on September 11, 2010 for a fun filled afternoon.
- Access Aids Care – Health Screenings
- American Red Cross of Southeastern Virginia – Emergency Preparedness Information – Get the facts you need — before, during, and after a disaster or emergency situation. The American Red Cross is the nation’s preeminent preparedness and safety training organization.
- Eastern Virginia Medical School – From 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., EVMS students and physicians will be conducting free health screenings including blood pressure screenings and glaucoma testing.
- EDMARC Hospice for Children – Arts and crafts activities.
- Ghent Area Ministry – Washable tattoos and “Sandy Candy” art tubes.
- Hope House Foundation – Be part of a video pictorial on “What Does Home Mean to You.” “Spin for Hope” Roulette Wheel with prizes for a $1 donation. Hands-on Art project for kids – What do you think of when you think of “Home?”
- Norfolk SPCA – Pet adoption, Humane Education and Feed the Dog Bean Toss
- Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk – Meet Ronald McDonald and enjoy fun, music and magic! Ronald will meet and greet beginning at 11:00 a.m.
- Tidewater Arts Outreach – Live music, visual artists and chalk art.
- The Virginian-Pilot Joy Fund – “In the Spirit of Giving” coloring contest.
- City of Norfolk Department of Fire and Rescue – The mission of Norfolk Fire-Rescue is to protect life, property, and the environment by providing public education, preventing and suppressing fires, mitigating hazards and caring for the sick and injured. Tour rescue vehicles used to protect our community.
- Norfolk Sheriff’s Office – The Deputy Bob ventriloquist show tells life stories. Why a story? Children and adults love stories! That is why we read books and watch movies. Stories are part of the human experience. They help us understand each other better. Children do not need to learn bad habits but they do need to learn good ones. Deputy Bob’s shows offer an alternative to the negative pushes and pulls that affect our children and grandchildren.
- City of Norfolk Police Department – The Police Department vision is to provide a safe environment for communities, businesses, and visitors to the City of Norfolk. Visit their booth for information on safety.
- Child Identification Kits – New York Life Insurance Company will also host their Child ID Program. The Child ID Program provides peace of mind to parents who are concerned about the safety of their children and want to take action to protect them. Includes a CD with child’s personal information.
- Fitness Together and Merrill Lynch – Learn ways your family can have a healthy lifestyle both financially and physically.
Non-Profits – Access Aids Care, American Red Cross of Southeastern Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School, EDMARC Hospice for Children, Ghent Area Ministry, Hope House Foundation, Norfolk SPCA, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Norfolk, Tidewater Arts Outreach, The Virginian-Pilot Joy Fund
Questions: Contact Elyse Brown at email@example.com or 627-5386