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February 16, 2016


Lancaster, PA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            

Volunteers are Needed to Perform in the Clown Brigade for the 27th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy 

February 15, 2016, Lancaster, PA… Lancaster County’s famous Mother’s Day Truck Convoy and Family Fun Day returns on Sunday, May 8, 2016 for its 27th year benefiting Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley’s wish-granting program. Clowns play an integral role in the day interacting with event attendees and collecting donations.

Have you ever wanted to dress up and perform for crowds?  Now is your chance to receive free training at a clown class on March 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Lititz Public Library Community Room.  Individuals will receive hands-on training in make-up application and clown etiquette.  The class is free; however attendees will be required to bring a mirror and a professional grade grease paint make-up kit, or they may purchase one for $25 at the time of registration. For details and/or to register, please contact Amy Nolt at unezbal610@jvaqfgernz.arg or call or text 717-587-9841.  The deadline to register is March 16.

About Make-A-Wish®:

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Based in Phoenix, Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children in every community in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and more than 28,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the country every 35 minutes. It has granted more than 270,000 wishes since its inception in 1980.  Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley serves Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montgomery, Perry & Philadelphia counties in PA and New Castle County in Delaware.  For more info, please visit 


Clown Brigade Contact:
Amy Nolt

Make-A-Wish Contact:
Karen Traten

Press Contact

Seanna Crosley
Vice President of Development
5 Valley Sq, Suite 210
Blue Bell, PA  19422

Phone : (215) 987-4212
Fax : (215) 654-9354

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