[DURHAM, N.C.] – All American Entertainment, a local talent booking agency, recently hosted a Fall Festival for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties through its community outreach initiative, AAE Cares.
Roughly 100 youth from the BGCDOC, aged kindergarten to high school, attended the festival that featured inflatables, sack races, tug of war, a slime-making station, and a cake walk. AAE employees worked the stations, while the kids enjoyed an after-school break in a fun and safe environment.
"The AAE Fall Festival was a perfect mid-week, mid-semester boost for our Club members. The kids, staff, and volunteers welcomed the exciting activities with open arms, and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon festivities," said Benay Hicks, Director of Operations at BGCDOC. "We are so grateful to All American Entertainment for valuing fun, and for recognizing how important it is to laugh and play. It was a day our Club members won't soon forget!"
The festival was put on as AAE Cares’ annual community outreach event, and was the second festival created in collaboration with the BGCDOC.
"AAE Cares was thrilled to have the chance to host a second event with the Durham Boys & Girls Club," said AAE Account Manager, Dylan Kirkpatrick. "Everyone had a blast last year and it seemed like this year was even better!"
AAE Cares was established in 2017. Most recently, the initiative held a donation drive for the Animal Protection Society of Durham and another one for the Ronald McDonald House. During its first year, the initiative organized a Summer Carnival and a “Back to School” drive for the BGCDOC, held a food drive for the Food Bank of North Carolina, and set up an Angel Tree to make the holidays happier for Durham families in need.
Contact: Eryn Murphy