Wednesday, April 10, 2013

4/24 Circus comes to Marana to benefit hunger relief program for kids

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus

A Circus is coming to MARANA for a good cause to benefit the Estes Power Pack Program, a supplemental hunger relief program for kids.

Wednesday • April 24
Next to Chevron Station on I-10 & N. Sandario Rd.
Show Times • 5:00 & 7:30 p.m. 

Adult ..........$10.00
Child ............$6.00

Adult ...........$13.00
Child ............$7.00
Come watch the tent raising between 9:00 & 10:00 am!

Tickets can be purchased by credit card, check, or cash in advance from any of the following business:
Marana Dental Care
Mathnasium of Marana
Integrity Automotives
Denisse Bravo-American Family Insurance

Sponsored by The Marana Optimist Club

The Marana Optimist Club is partnering with Culpepper and Merriweather to raise money for the Estes Power Pak Program.

The Power-Pak for Kids program is a supplementary hunger relief program for Estes Elementary School in Marana for children who are chronically hungry and live in households whose incomes fall below the national poverty level. These Snak-Paks, consist of nutritious, ready-to-eat snacks that provide supplemental nourishment to participating children throughout the weekend. 

The goal of this program is to assist in the reduction of hunger. According to Save Our Strength, hunger impedes a child’s ability to learn and perform academically. Hungry children are likely to have a diminished capacity to learn, achieve lower test scores and lower overall school performance, and experience more school absence, tardiness and school suspension. The long-term impact of the Snak Pak program would improve the quality of life for the children selected to be recipients