Junior League of Bronxville's Touch-A-Truck Returns to Immaculate Conception School Bigger Than Ever
The Junior League of Bronxville's Fifth Annual Touch-A-Truck fundraiser will provide an opportunity for children to get hands on experience with all types of public service and commercial vehicles. Proceeds from this event will support JLB's mission to fight hunger and promote proper nutrition within its service areas of Bronxville, Eastchester, Mount Vernon, Tuckahoe, and Yonkers.
This year's event will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10am-3pm, at the Immaculate Conception School Field, located at 53 Winterhill Road and White Plains Road (Rte 22) in Tuckahoe, New York (rain or shine).
"Touch-A-Truck is a family-oriented event where our kids can touch everything," said Touch-A-Truck (TAT) Committee Co-Chair, Toni Haugh. "Children will be able to climb on and ask questions about the vehicles and equipment and learn how these machines help us and our community," said TAT Co-Chair, Vicki Hoffman.
Confirmed truck exhibitors include: cherry picker truck (The Care of Trees), concrete truck (Concrete Express), army vehicle (NY Army National Guard), construction vehicle (Capital Equipment), fire truck and smoke house (Eastchester Fire Department), ambulance (Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Service), moving truck (Morris Moving), and bobcat (Nature's Cradle) – with more still to come.
In addition to vehicles, this year's event will feature a face painter and balloon artist (courtesy of Mickey Spillane's), a bounce house, and exhibits by Main Street Pediatrics and Au Pair in America.
For entertainment, The Bossy Frog Band will perform live at 10:30am for a 45 minutes of interactive music and dance the whole family can enjoy. DJ Samir will fill the air with family-friendly music for the remainder of the day.
Event attendees can also enjoy food from food trucks vendors including: Poutaine King, Johnson Truck, and Mister Softee. Area bakery, What's for Dessert, will have cupcakes on hand.
The JLB enjoys the support of local merchants who have generously donated goods and services towards this year's raffle baskets, including Breezeway, Tryforos & Perinece Florist, Womwrath Books, Tuck'd Away Bar & Grille, Bronxville Community Church, and author, Eileen Palma.
Tickets at the door are $10 per person. Children under one are free. Families can save $10 with an advance purchase of four or more tickets at www.jlbronxville.org.
For advance ticket sales and more information, please visit the Junior League of Bronxville.