Wednesday, December 9, 2009

1st Annual Bernadine Murray Angel City Christmas Classic



WHAT: The City of Los Angeles and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles (non-profit organization), will host the 1st Annual Bernadine Murray Angel City Christmas. L.A. Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, actor Louis Gossett Jr. and other special guests will join in the festivities.

WHO: Approximately 5,000 local disadvantaged and homeless children, women and men will benefit from this special Christmas event.

WHEN: Saturday, December 12, 2009 / 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Expo Center, 3980 S. Menlo Ave., Los Angeles (near 1932 Olympic Swim Stadium)

WHY: FREE Christmas toy, food and clothing distribution to the local needy. Santa Claus also will be present for the children.

HOW: Collaborative effort between the City of L.A. and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Council of L.A., along with the assistance of local businesses and organizations.


* FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES, CONTACT BRIAN PICKERING, SVdPLA PR COORDINATOR
323-855-0320 (cell), 323-224-6273 or bpick@svdpla.org

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