SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

December 15, 2008 16:58 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Santa Arrives by Fire Engine at Local Elementary School to Spread Holiday Cheer

VAN NUYS, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) -

WHAT:     Spreading holiday cheer and bearing gifts for about 500 children,
          Santa will arrive at Gault Street Elementary School in Van Nuys
          in an antique fire truck courtesy of the Los Angeles Fire
          Department Museum.  In the spirit of the season, Santa will
          distribute a gift to all participating students, with a lively
          ground crew featuring Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck as part of the
          festivities. Prior to Santa's arrival, the White Eagle Aztec
          Dancers will perform.  The entire celebration is courtesy of Van
          Nuys Airport's Adopt-A-School program, with funding contributed
          by the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, a
          nonprofit women pilots organization. Excellent opportunity for
          holiday visuals.

WHO:      About 500 Gault Street Elementary School students, kindergarten
          through fifth grade

          Santa Claus, Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck

          Van Nuys Airport management and staff

          LAUSD faculty/administration

WHEN:     Thursday, December 18, 9:45 a.m.
          --   9:50 a.m.     White Eagle Aztec Dancers
          --  10:20 a.m.     Santa's arrival

WHERE:    Gault Street Elementary School playground
          17000 Gault Street, Van Nuys

VISUALS:  Children interacting with Santa and local mascots
          White Eagle Aztec Dancers in colorful costumes
          Santa's arrival on Antique fire engine

CONTACT:  Harold Johnson, Van Nuys Airport Public and Community Relations
          (818) 909-3529

Contact Information

  • Harold Johnson
    (818) 909-3529