ParentWISE to Celebrate 20th Anniversary Ice Cream Blast

Friday, June 19, 2015

For Immediate Release      
June 19, 2015
                                                                                                                                                Contact: Chrystal Walsh, Development Manager, Corporate and Individual Giving 412-820-2050 ext. 462, or via email at walshc@fswp.org


ParentWISE to Celebrate 20th Anniversary Ice Cream Blast

Pittsburgh, PA (June 15, 2015) On Saturday, July 18th from Noon until 4 pm at Kirk S. Nevin Arena at Lynch Field in Greensburg, PA, the ParentWISE program of Family Services of Western Pennsylvania will host its 20th Anniversary ParentWISE Ice Cream Blast. All funds raised from this signature fundraiser will be used to support local parents in their efforts to raise safe, healthy children. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children aged 18 and under.

Julie Cawoski, Program Manager for ParentWISE, is very grateful for the continued generosity of the City of Greensburg and Dairy Queen at Lynch Field who make the event possible. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Blast, special recognition will be given to key individuals and sponsors. The day will feature five, local entertainment acts ranging from an African Penguin with the National Aviary to the Holy Trinity High Flyers competitive jump rope team, informational booths by 35 local businesses and non-profits with free activities and crafts, many raffle items, and an opportunity for attendees to sample and vote on a number of renamed ice cream flavors paired with homemade cake.

Ice cream flavor sponsors include: accessAbilities, Inc; CASA of Westmoreland; Dollar Bank-Greengate Branch; Excela Health; MedExpress Urgent Care, Seton Hill Child Services; Southwestern Immunization Coalition; Word of Life Church. Additional underwriter: Westmoreland Casemanagements and Supports, Inc. Anniversary sponsor: Arbor Industrial Supplies, Inc. Tote bag sponsor: Comcast Internet Essentials

Media sponsor: Trib Total Media.

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Family Services of Western Pennsylvania provides a wide variety of programs, services and activities for children, adults and families living in the Western Pennsylvania region, including the ParentWISE program which promotes Wisdom, Insight, Support & Encouragement to parents & caregivers in Westmoreland County. Since 1885, Family Services and our predecessor agencies have maintained our commitment to our mission to “Empower people to reach their full potential.” 

ParentWISE is located at 211 Huff Ave., Suite 1,  Greensburg, PA 15601. For further information about Family Services, or any of our programs, services and supports, please contact our office at 412-820-2050, ext. 462 or visit our website at fswp.org

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Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, a United Way agency, is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc. Family Services of Western Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization declared tax-exempt by the federal government under section 501 (C) 3 of the IRS code and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A copy of our official registration may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free from within Pennsylvania 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. All donations to Family Services of Western Pennsylvania are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.