TRAVELIN’ JACK’S HOWL-I-DAY ‘GIVE BACK’ TOUR 2013
December 02, 2013 •
The 2nd week of TRAVELIN' JACK'S HOWL-I-DAY 'GIVE BACK' TOUR 2013 salutes the USMC Toys for Tots campaign. Travelin’ Jack is promoted to Corporal Jack for the Albuquerque Delta Unit of the US Marine Corps and is proud to assist the local Marines as their official Toys for Tots Mascot.
This week’s leg of the tour will partner up at TWO different events for Toys for Tots.
The first event will be in conjunction with the Old Town HOLIDAY STROLL on Friday, December 6, 2013. Travelin’ Jack will be stationed at Treasure House Books & Gifts on the plaza from 4 to 9 PM. He will be ‘pawdigraphing’ his childrens’book and greeting people. For every book purchased that evening at Treasure House Books & Gifts, Jack will donate, on behalf of Enchantment Lane Publications, one of their children’s books to Toys for Tots.
The second event will take place Sunday, December 8 at The Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum’s "Holidays Take Flight" event from 11 AM-3PM. Travelin’ Jack will paw-ticipate in this popular local holiday event. Dressed in his custom made official Marine (canine) uniform, “Corporal Jack” will represent the Marines and will present 500+ books to Toys For Tots. The formal presentation will occur at 12 noon at the museum.
The Goal of these two events: To support the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign, raise awareness and help solicit toy and book donations to needy local children…and to present 2 more easy ways for consumers to “GIVE BACK” to a worthwhile local charitable drive.
For more information on Toys for Tots: www.albuquerque-nm.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lcosites/default.aspx.
For more information on Travelin’ Jack: travlinjack.com; facebook.com/travlinjack
PHOTO: USMC Major Brian Cillessen, “Corporal Jack”. and Staff Sergeant Adrian Hernandez