News Release from the office of Senator Carlos Uresti

April 18, 2008
CONTACT: 512-463-0119


WHAT:   KidsDay in the Park

WHEN:   Saturday - April 19, 2008 - 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:   San Pedro Park, 1315 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78212

San Antonio, TX -- Senator Carlos Uresti and the Blue Ribbon Task Force, along with United Way, KLRN, the San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children, and Early ON will host KidsDay in the Park at San Pedro Park on Saturday, April 19th.

The Blue Ribbon Task Force will have a booth at KidsDay in the Park where parents and children can play games and enjoy a Texas spring day. Senator Uresti and staff will be on hand to help distribute children's backpacks containing information on safe summer activities.

The event is free for parents and children and offers entertainment, immunizations, arts and crafts, snacks, and educational materials. KidsDay in the Park was founded more than 20 years ago and is the largest children's event in the city. This year, the event is expecting over 15,000 visitors to San Pedro Park.

Senator Uresti is the founder and chair of the Blue Ribbon Task Force, a local coalition of community members. For more information, visit .

Senator Uresti will be available for comments and questions from members of the media during the event.

Carlos I. Uresti is the senator from State Senate District 19, a 23 county area stretching along the U.S.-Mexico border, from San Antonio to El Paso County, including all or part of the following counties: Bandera, Bexar, Brewster, Culberson, Crockett, El Paso, Edwards, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Loving, Maverick, Medina, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Ward, and Winkler. Covering 55,000 square miles, the district contains 62 school districts, and spans two time zones. As the largest geographical senate district in the contiguous 48 states, Senate District 19 is larger than 24 states and 25 countries.

For more information please call Arthur Reyna or Vanessa Macias at 512-463-0119.