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TSD Spooky Skedaddle 5K Festival and Fun Run 10/27/12

TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF MEDIA ALERT

Contact: Keena Miller
Phone: 512-462-5328, cell: 512-658-4444
Email: [email protected]

FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 27, 2012

Spooky Skedaddle 5K Festival and Fun Run

Benefiting the Texas School for the Deaf – October 27

Austin, TX – October 27, 2012 – Calling all ghouls, goblins and ghosts! Wear your costume and run, walk, cart wheel or skip your way through the first Spooky Skedaddle 5K and Festival, held at the Texas School for the Deaf – 1102 South Congress Avenue, on Saturday October 27, 2012.

Kids of all ages are encouraged to take part in the family-friendly festival, kids’ run and 5K, including safe trick-or-treating, a hot air balloon glow, face painting, mummy wrapping, local food booths, games and more!

Prizes will be awarded to the largest running groups. First place will receive a $300 tab at Freddie’s Place; Second place, $200 at Freddie’s Place; and a pizza party at Zax Restaurant & Bar for Third place.

For race details, volunteer positions and more information, visit: http://www.spookyskedaddle.org.
All proceeds benefit the children of the Texas School for the Deaf.

WHAT: Spooky Skedaddle 5K and Festival – a costumed fun run and safe trick-or-treating for kids of all ages!

WHEN:
Saturday, October 27, 2012
4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Texas School for the Deaf (TSD)
1102 South Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704

MORE: http://www.spookyskedaddle.org

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ABOUT Language For All

With budgets dwindling, deaf and hard of hearing students’ access to language is being threatened. TSD has embarked on an ambitious campaign to inspire Texans to support a cause that ensures the availability of this fundamental right to all of its citizens. Through social media and a creative series of community activities, join us in this relentless crusade to fight for Language For All. For more, visit www.tsdfoundation.org and LIKE US on Facebook.

ABOUT THE TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (TSD)

The Texas School for the Deaf is the oldest continuously operating public school in Texas. Educating deaf and hard of hearing students of Texas since 1856, the campus also provides outreach and educational resources for students, their families and professionals in the field throughout the state of Texas. With educational excellence and a strong belief in a culture and community at TSD, students form a unique identity based on their individual strengths and talents. TSD is an environment where students learn, grow, and belong. For more information about the Texas School for the Deaf, visit http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/

Keena Miller: Outreach and Community Relations Specialist at Texas School for the Deaf
Work: 512-462-5328 | Fax: 512-462-5661
Email: [email protected]

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