OIL CITY, Pa., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In cooperation with The Salvation Army Oil City Worship and Service Center and Dental Center, The Dental Health Task Force, and various community sponsors, over 300 Venango County children will participate in games and crafts, preventative education in oral health and personal safety, and have access to dental services at The Salvation Army on Wednesday, April 18th.
With the support of the American Dental Association Foundation's Give Kids A Smile program (GKAS), the program was launched nationally by the American Dental Association in 2003.
THE EVENT AT THE SALVATION ARMY IN OIL CITY, INCREASING IN ATTENDANCE EACH YEAR SINCE ITS INCEPTION, IS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN THE COUNTRY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES.
EVENT: GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY– Annual Dental Education & Service Event
DATE: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
TIME: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Best times for photo opportunities and interviews between 9 and 11 am OR between 1:30 and 3:30 pm)
LOCATION: The Salvation Army 217 Sycamore Street Oil City, PA 16301
WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST YOUR PRESENCE TO COVER AND PHOTOGRAPH THIS IMPORTANT COMMUNITY EVENT – INVOLVING OVER 300 CHILDREN AND APPROXIMATELY 50 ADULT VOLUNTEERS FROM NUMEROUS COMMUNITY BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS.
This program, free for the children who pre-registered for the event, is made possible through partnerships with The Oil City Salvation Army Dental Center, DMD, UPMC and the UPMC Van, County Human Services, Community Services, AmeriHealth Caritas of Pennsylvania, McDonald's of Oil City, Keystone Smiles, AmeriCorps, Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Child Development Centers, UnitedHealthcare, PA Coalition for Oral Heath, and The Venango County Dental Task Force.