The Parents As
Teachersí Touch a Truck will return for the annual event this Saturday, July
13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Sunset Hill Farm, in Liberty Township. Sunset
Hill Farm is located at 775 Meridian Road, at the corner of Meridian and
Children will get a
chance to get behind the wheel of more than 60 vehicles and rub elbows with
their hometown heroes.
There will be
monster trucks, fire trucks, police cars, garbage truck, limousine,
helicopter and much more.
The cost of
admission is $20 cash per car load and includes access to all
vehicles, a foam field, tiny tot riding experience, train rides on Little
Obie and fire, rescue themed bounce house.
The first 100 kids
in the gate will receive a free pair of goggles provided by Waterway Pool
and Spa and a die cast car. There will be food available for purchase during
the event. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Parents as Teachers
of Porter County and will go to provide early educational programming for
Touch A Truck
thanks sponsors listed below for their generosity. Without these sponsors
this event would not be possible: Moore and Portelli - Foam Field Sponsor,
Bounce House Sponsor - Bounce n Around, Wagon Ride Sponsor - NHIPA and Tiny
Tot Riding Experience Sponsor, Abate Region 2, Little Obie train rides - CN
Railroad. Also, Little Caesarís Pizza, Coastal Valley Water, Datagraphic,
Kona Ice, Valís Famous Pizza and Grinders and Waterway Pool and Spa for
Touch a Truck helps
jump start PAT's free Ready, Set, Kindergarten programs, offered in
Duneland, Portage and Valparaiso.
These classes give
children access to preschool that otherwise might not be able to attend.
Parents as Teachers is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.