The following is a press release:
Calling all shoppers: the West Hartford Business Association has an offer you can’t afford to miss!
Purchase a 2013 West Hartford Center Kidscard for just $50 and you’ll save 20 percent every time you shop or dine at your favorite West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square stores and restaurants from Oct. 24 through Nov. 2.
Sealing the deal is that thanks to the generous support of Kidscard sponsors, 100-percent of the proceeds will directly benefit the Heart Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
“The tremendous support of the participating stores and the community through this event each year is overwhelming,” said Lauren Zeligson, West Hartford Center Kidscard Committee chairperson. “Over the last seven years, Kidscard has donated almost $200,000 to Connecticut Children’s. The participation of everyone involved allows us to make a significant contribution in support of Connecticut Children’s heart patients.”
For more information, a list of participating stores and restaurants, or to buy your 2013 Kidscard online now, visit www.centerkidscard.org. The Kidscards will be sold in participating stores beginning Oct. 17.At Connecticut Children’s a team of pediatric cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons fix broken hearts. Children and their families benefit from Connecticut Children’s expertise in cardiac interventions, surgery, imaging and fetal diagnostics.
Plans are underway to develop a Cardiovascular Care Center at the Medical Center that provides the most advanced technology in a space that supports seamless collaboration on diagnosis, treatment and long-term care.