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Valentine's Eve to Benefit Akron Children's Hospital

Valentine’s Day is usually viewed as a  romantic holiday for lovers, but it does not have to be just for lovers. February 14 can also be a day of valentine swapping between friends, classmates, teachers, children and parents. In fact, children receive and send the most valentines so why keep them out of Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Don't leave your children out of all the fun and spend Valentine’s Day with them. Play, get creative and show your children how much you love them.

Pump it up of Hartville is hosting a family friendly Valentine’s Day party with plenty of fun activities including a cookie decorating contest.  The event is hosted by the Akron Children’s Hospital so for every child who brings in a valentine for a child at Akron Children’s Hospital, they will receive a brightly colored glow bracelet for free.

Below is the media alert. 

Valentine’s Day Eve Celebration to Benefit Akron Children’s Hospital

Kids Ring in the Holiday at Pump It Up

WHAT: Valentine’s Day is typically reserved for romance—and for good reason. So to give Cleveland area youngsters the chance to feel the love, Pump It Up of Hartville is hosting a family-friendly Valentine’s Day party complete with a cookie decoration contest. Better yet, for every kid who brings in a valentine for a child at Akron Children’s Hospital, they will receive a brightly colored glow bracelet for free.

WHERE: Pump It Up of Hartville, Ohio
1135 W. Maple Street
Hartville, Ohio 44632

WHEN: February 13, 2010
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHO: Local owners Keith and Melissa Duda welcome all area kids and parents to celebrate on the day before Valentine’s Day with a bouncing a cookie decoration party.

VISUALS: Cleveland area kids and parents will ditch the snow to gather at Pump It Up to celebrate Valentine’s Day—together! Kids will be delivering personal Valentines so that others who are under the weather can get in on the holiday fun. Kids will be bouncing and jumping on the brightly-colored, two-story-high inflatable structures decked out with glow bracelets, and they will also be decorating cookies.

MEDIA CONTACT: Patrick Roach, Fishman Public Relations
847.945.1300 x.230 or

Cost is $10 for per child but parents, grandparents and caregivers can attend for free.


  • Mary Jane Hurley Brant 4 years ago

    What a wonderful idea to teach children to be sensitive to kids who have it rough. They will grow up into adults with more sensitivity for sure.



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