Pumpkin Carving for a Cause

Benefit for at-risk children in Central Oregon October 20 with artist-carved custom jack-o-lanterns.

Proceeds from Webfoot Painting sponsored event will go to MountainStar Family Relief Nursery, with a goal of $5000.

MountainStar Family Relief Nursery announced Webfoot Painting will host the fourth annual “Carving for Kids” event on Saturday, October 20 from 10am to 5pm in the Newport Ave. Market parking lot. 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to MountainStar and its programs to help keep babies and toddlers safe from abuse and neglect Central Oregon. The event is open to the public.

Pumpkin carving for kids will be held at the top of each hour with trained volunteers who will help kids design and carve their very own jack-o-lanterns. This year’s event will also feature live music from Rob Fincham and LaVoci from 12-4pm.

“We’re thrilled that Webfoot Painting is again generously organizing this fantastic event! We encourage families and businesses alike to join the fun this year. I guarantee you’ve never seen pumpkins like these!” says Tim Rusk, Executive Director at MountainStar.

Pre-carved pumpkins of various designs and artist-carved custom pumpkins with business logos for the office or storefront will be available for purchase as well. Businesses interested in logod pumpkins can pre-order their pumpkins for pick-up at the event by calling 541-390-0590 by October 18.

The Central Oregon Pumpkin Co from Terrebonne (known for their massive corn Maize) donated the pumpkins for this spectacular event. Press Pros contributed promotional material, and Newport Ave. Market is proud to host the event on site.  

About Webfoot Painting Co
Webfoot Painting is a full-service residential and commercial painting company serving all of Central Oregon. Specializing in lasting interior and exterior painting services and deck refinishing and maintenance. Their community involvement includes organizing and running two charity events annually (Carving for Kids, a benefit for MountainStar Family Relief Nursery and their $5000 Painting Charity Giveaway, which awards a family or non-profit in need with $5000 in painting services). Their motto, “Seriously Great Painters,” can be seen in every project they complete. Visit www.webfootpainting.com for more information.

About MountainStar Family Relief Nursery:
Nationally accredited, MountainStar Family Relief Nursery (“MountainStar”) provides crisis intervention and a therapeutic classroom for 300 babies and young children from 6 weeks to 4 years old. These children come from families with multiple risk factors for child abuse and neglect, including low income, homelessness, mental health issues, domestic violence, and substance abuse. Children at this critical age represent 40% of the victims of child abuse and are at a stage in their development when it is essential to have attached and attentive caretakers. Relief Nurseries have documented success in reducing family risk factors for child abuse and neglect, improving family functioning and self-sufficiency and reducing foster care utilization. For more information about MountainStar and its programs, please visit www.mountainstarfamily.or

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