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11/18/16 – for Immediate Release (print)

Virginia Art with Heart invites children and adults of all ages to join in the fun at the third annual Santa Summit on Sunday, December 11, 1-5pm, at Festival Center, 708 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This celebration of holiday traditions from various cultures features a signing Santa, as well as a traditional American Santa, and various live musical and dance performances. Lori Dunn, President and Founder of Virginia Art with Heart, says, “We are happy and excited to have a Santa that can speak and sign. I love the surprise on the faces of the children when they sit on Santa’s lap and realize that Santa can sign just like them!” The event will include local art and handmade crafts for sale, as well as home-based business vendors, just in time for holiday shopping. Local food vendors will also be on hand. A portion of the artists’ proceeds will benefit Compassion Advocacy Network as well as other local nonprofits. Even The Grinch will make an appearance! Admission is free, and guests are encouraged to bring nonperishable foods and toiletries to be distributed by Compassion Advocacy Network to local families in need throughout Hampton Roads. FREE EVENT Thanks to Liberty Tax, Mangia Qui Italian Bistro, ADT and Woodforest bank and Support From VBNightlife/VBDaylife!  See Santa Summit 2016 on Facebook!

 

Alternate (shorter) version

Virginia Art with Heart invites children and adults of all ages to join in the fun at the third annual Santa Summit on Sunday, December 11, 1-5pm, at Festival Center, 708 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The event will feature local arts and crafts for sale just in time for holiday shopping.  Multilingual and multicultural Santas will be available for photos throughout the day, including signing Santa and Virginia Beach’s very own Santa, Duke Theiler.  The Grinch will also make an appearance. Entertainment will feature students from local dance and music schools, and food vendors will be on hand. FREE EVENT Thanks to Liberty Tax, Mangia Qui, ADT and Woodforest bank and Support From VBNightlife/VBDaylife!  See Santa Summit 2016 on Facebook!

11/18/16 – For Immediate Release (on-air/radio) approx. 13 seconds air!
Don’t miss Santa Summit at Festival Center Virginia Beach – December 11th from 1-5pm.  Local art, crafts, vendors AND ACTIVITIES for kids. SHOP LOCAL this holiday!  FREE EVENT Thanks to Liberty Tax, Mangia Qui, ADT,  Woodforest bank, and VBDaylife!  Santa Summit 2016 on Facebook!