Media Advisory: 30th Annual Shoppers’ Day Scheduled for December 3

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CITY OF GREENSBORO
MEDIA ADVISORY

December 2, 2015 Contact: Donna Gray
Phone: 336-373-2723

30th Annual Shoppers’ Day Scheduled for December 3

WHAT: The Greensboro Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities is holding its 30th annual Shoppers’ Day event. Volunteers from high schools and Guilford County organizations, as well as local residents, host shoppers with varying abilities. This event emphasizes the importance of inclusion, empathy, acceptance, and compassion while allowing volunteers to gain valuable insight from persons with disabilities. Volunteers have a chance to meet a peer, become aware of obstructions, both physical and attitudinal, that people with disabilities face and overcome daily.

WHEN: 9 am to 12 noon, Thursday, December 3

WHERE: Four Seasons Town Centre, 410 Four Seasons Blvd.

WHO: Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan, along with Dr. Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College, will open the event to welcome volunteers and shoppers.The shopping trip also features free entertainment performed by persons with disabilities, refreshments, a visit with Santa, and free gift wrapping to shoppers with disabilities.

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Jake Keys, Communications Specialist
Communications and Marketing Department
City of Greensboro
Phone: 336-373-2105
PO Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402-3136
www.greensboro-nc.gov

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