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Truck parade concludes Log a Load for Kids fundraising campaign

Posted: June 3, 2013

A fundraising effort by forest-product companies will culminate with a parade of trucks carrying logs and other forest products, followed by a check presentation to the Log a Load for Kids program.

WHAT: Log a Load for Kids Forest Product Truck Parade

WHEN: 11:15 a.m., Friday, June 7
         
WHERE:
Timber 2013 -- Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition

Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center (Penn State's Ag Progress Days site)
Rock Springs, Pa., nine miles southwest of State College on Pa. Route 45

Log a Load for Kids is a nationwide giving campaign through which loggers and others contribute to local Children's Miracle Network-affiliated hospitals to provide medical care to kids in need, regardless of their families' ability to pay. Proceeds from this monthly fundraising effort will be distributed among the five Children's Miracle Network-affiliated hospitals in Pennsylvania.

The parade will take place at the Timber 2013 Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition, a biennial forest products equipment trade show co-hosted by the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association and the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.

The parade will begin on Demo Alley on the event grounds, proceed down W. 8th Street and end on Main Street. The check presentation will be in front of the Ag Choice Exhibit Building on Main Street.

For a map and directions to the site, or for more information about Timber 2013, visit the event website at http://agsci.psu.edu/timber.