Two special events during the day have been designated for media opportunities:
WHAT: A reception will be held to build excitement around the circus and celebrate event sponsors, VIPs and friends of Easter Seals. Easter Seals Military Family Respite Services families, Easter Seals representatives and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers will be available for interviews. Military Family Respite Services provides military families with “time off” from parenting and specialized support for their children, creating a healthy and stable home.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 19, 2013; 5-7 pm
WHERE: Acela Club, Verizon Center, 601 F St., NW, Washington, DC 20004
WHAT: Clowns from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will perform for the children of the Easter Seals Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Child Development Center in Washington, D.C. The Center provides services for children ages six weeks to five years with disabilities, ranging from autism and Down syndrome to cerebral palsy. Clowns, children, Easter Seals representatives and a family served by the center will be available for interviews.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 19, 2014; 10:30-11:15 am (20 minute clown performance followed by 25 minutes of meet/greet)
WHERE: Easter Seals Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Child Development Center, 2800 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
CONTACT: Steven Infanti, SMI Communications, 717.982.3772 or SMICommunications@