LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Junior League of Los Angeles, Inc. "JLLA" will host its first annual Touch-A-TruckTM event, on Saturday, April 14, at the Santa Monica Pier Lot 1 North from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A quiet hour will last from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for those who do not wish to experience the sounds of the trucks or flashing lights. The event will feature a fun-filled day of hands-on activities for kids and families to interact and learn about local first responders and their trucks.
From big rigs to emergency response vehicles, children are invited to explore, climb and touch vehicles of all shapes and sizes at this exciting event. There will be activities for all ages. Children can meet the people who build, protect and serve Los Angeles County or get creative at the arts and crafts table. Food trucks will be on-site offering lunch and snacks for purchase. It's a wonderful way to enjoy the beach views, socialize within the community and bond with friends or family.
Proceeds from ticket sales support JLLA's projects and programs in the Los Angeles community. Members participate in direct service projects focused on education, and the self esteem and empowerment of foster youth and other youth seeking a higher education. JLLA's community partners include Alliance for Children's Rights, Children's Bureau, Mar Vista Family Center, The People Concern, United Friends of the Children, and Uplift Family Services.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online or by calling (323) 957-4280. Tickets are $10/person and $35 for a family. Please inquire about corporate sponsorship opportunities. Admission is free for children ages 2 and under.
ABOUT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LOS ANGELES
The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) is an organization of more than 1,100 women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Now in its 92nd year of service, JLLA seeks to improve access to resources for Los Angeles area transition-age youth and underserved students seeking higher education.
For more information, contact:
Rachael Rollins, Public Relations Chair
SOURCE Junior League of Los Angeles