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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

UCP Stuff Candy Bags for Boo at the Zoo



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             


For more information, contact:


Dan Leslie

United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas

501-228-3814 direct

501-580-4957 cell


Susan Altrui, Little Rock Zoo

501-661-7208 direct

501-351-0273 cell


Invitation for Coverage:

UCP Stuffs Candy Bags Thursday for BOO AT THE ZOO


Who:                           United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas (UCP) and the Little Rock Zoo

What:                          Workers with the United Cerebral Palsy’s CP Buttons, a division of UCP Enterprises, will bag candy for Boo at the Zoo at the UCP headquarters in preparation for the last weekend of Boo at the Zoo October 26-31, 2012. 

Where:                        UCP Headquarters at 10400 W. 36th St in Little Rock


When:                         10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 25, and by media request


Visuals:                       UCP adults stuffing bags with candy and toys for Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treaters; tens of thousands of individually wrapped pieces of candy and small toys in large boxes


Background:               The Little Rock Zoo has contracted with UCP’s CP Buttons to bag more than 700,000 individually wrapped pieces of candy or small toys into 60,000 individual candy bags for distribution during its Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat Halloween event October 26-31, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  This year, Boo at the Zoo features both a candy and non-candy option. The event is Arkansas’ largest Halloween event featuring trick-or-treating, carnival rides, live music, haunted attractions, and much more. Log on to for more information.

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