The Georgia Trust

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For More Information Contact:
Traci Clark
404-885-7802
tclark@georgiatrust.org

“Old World Santa” to Visit Camp Sunshine Kids Nov. 30
Children with cancer and their families to enjoy a Victorian Christmas at Rhodes Hall

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2009—Old World Santa will visit children with cancer from Camp Sunshine at Rhodes Hall on Monday, Nov. 30, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is part of the Georgia’s Trust for Historic Preservation’s 12th annual “Old World Santa” and kicks off with “VIC Night” for the Very Important Children and families of Camp Sunshine.

Children with cancer and their families will enjoy holiday entertainment, music, arts and crafts, storytelling, and refreshments while an authentic Old World Santa listens to children’s wish lists.

The Trust’s Old World Santa event will continue through December 13 (closed on Saturdays – Santa needs his rest!). A $35 family admission covers entertainment, refreshments, and a 5x7 photo with Santa. You may also bring your own camera or video recorder for an additional $10. Proceeds from Old World Santa support the activities of The Georgia Trust and provide underwriting for VIC Night. To make your reservation, inquire about sponsorships or corporate nights, or for more information about Old World Santa, contact The Georgia Trust at 404-885-7812 or specialevents@georgiatrust.org or visit www.georgiatrust.org. Rhodes Hall is located at 1516 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30909. For more information about Camp Sunshine, visit www.mycampsunshine.com.

About Camp Sunshine
Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs. The Camp Sunshine programs allow them to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer. Since 1983, Camp Sunshine has served children and families throughout the State of Georgia. For more information visit www.mycampsunshine.com or call 404.325.7979.

About The Georgia Trust
Founded in 1973, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is one of the country's largest statewide, non-profit preservation organizations.
Committed to preserving and enhancing Georgia's communities and their diverse historic resources for the education and enjoyment of all, the Trust generates community revitalization by acquiring endangered properties and finding appropriate buyers for them; provides design assistance and encourages neighborhood revitalization in 102 Georgia Main Street cities; trains teachers in 63 Georgia school systems to engage students to discover state and national history through local historic resources; and advocates for funding, tax incentives and other laws aiding preservation efforts.  For more information about the Trust, visit www.georgiatrust.org.

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