HUG Your KIDS Day
Monday, July 15, 2013
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TV and Radio Coverage ABC - clip(s) available soon Online article CBS- clip(s) available soon Online article
NBC - clip(s) available soon
Mighty Mommy podcast (part of the Grammar Girl series)
Connie Wray and Bill Shulz, of the Bill and Connie Show on Alice 96.5, have had Michelle Nichols on their radio show many times to promote the holiday. They also MC her events in Reno!
Legendary Cory Farley also interviewed Ms. Nichols on the radio.
Print and Internet Coverage
ABC - clip(s) available soon Online article
CBS- clip(s) available soon Online article
"A Day for Hugs" is a front-page, Good News story in the Reno newspaper.
A DAY FOR HUGS - front page of GOOD NEWS EDITION of Reno-Gazette Journal, August 2, 2009
300 Hug at Aces Ballpark -front page and page 2A - Reno Gazette Journal, July 21, 2009
SPORTS Section- Reno Aces and Hug Your Kids Night - Reno Gazette Journal, July 20, 2009
It All Starts with a Hug - Daily Sparks Tribune, July 21, 2009
Hug Your Kids Today, Tomorrow and Everyday -Family Pulse magazine July 09
Planting Seeds (from inMotion magazine for Amputees)
WOW! The 2009 holiday, on July 20, was celeberated in 28 states across the U.S., with a big event in Reno, NV and on Major Leage baseball teams across the U.S., including Pittsburgh (photo above.)
State-by-state list, Click here
Clear Channel Outdoor designed and donated 100+ billboards like this one in 15 major cities across the U.S.
Our guest of honor was Drew Simpson, and Clear Channel Outdoor donated billboards for him too!
The Younger Agency donated these billboards in 4 Western
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Gannett's MomsLikeMe.com sites that announced the holiday
Acadiana (Lafayette), LA
Grand Rapids, MI
Los Angeles, CA
New York City, NY
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Sioux Falls, SD
South Jersey, NJ
Minor League Baseball - San Jose Giants (vs. Bakersfield Blaze)
Ottawa 67's Junior Hockey Club in Ottawa, Quebec (Canada's capital) - on Oct. 25
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid
U.S. Rep. Dean Heller
U.S. Sen. John Ensign
Gov. Jim Gibbons
Reno City Council
Sparks City Council
Washoe County Commissioners
2009 In Summary
The holiday went to 28 states in 2009! It was listed on the official holiday calendar, encouraging parents to hug their family members. Both Major League Baseball and Clear Channel Outdoor got involved,