The event took place on August 25, 2018, at Scherer Park. Through a partnership with community organizations including the Port of Long Beach and the Long Beach Police Officers’ Association, the event provided over 1,000 children in attendance with backpacks filled with school supplies.
Along with the fun activities, attendees also had the chance to receive free health, height, weight, and BMI screening from medical stations set up by Kaiser Permanente and Benevolence Health Centers.
“For seven years we have hosted this crucial event in the community that many families look forward to and rely upon, and it is always one of the highlights of the year for me,” Councilman Austin said in a press release. “It is important that our kids are healthy and return to school. The lack of school supplies should not be a barrier to success and I am doing what I can to make sure every student has the tools they need to thrive.”
Hughson Future Farmers of America (FFA) took part in the Hughson Farmers’ Market in Hughson, California. The group sells eggs and local FFA-grown produce at the market most weeks, while educating people with spins on the Prize Wheel.
Hughson FFA’s booth tested visitors’ agriculture literacy with spins on the Prize Wheel. After spinning the wheel, players were asked a question about agriculture with a chance to win a prize.
Hughson FFA members sign up to work each week to learn more about the business of agriculture. Itis a great opportunity for members to make connections with agriculture business leaders in the community of Hughson.
National Aviation Day was August 19, and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport celebrated with a week of events for guests and employees. A scavenger hunt, games, face painting, and spins on the Prize Wheel were part of the festivities.
National Aviation Day was proclaimed by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1939. The date – August 19 – was chosen to honor the birthday of aviation pioneer Orville Wright.
Justin Timberlake is bringing game shows back with “Spin the Wheel”. In the new Fox show, contestants can win up to $20 million per episode, one of the largest prizes in game show history.
“Spin the Wheel” pits contestants against a colossal, spinning 40-foot wheel that holds incredible sums of cash prizes in its rotation. Throughout the game, players will answer trivia questions, each correct answer adds more extreme amounts of cash in the wheel’s wedges in a strategic location of their choice. Incorrect answer adds more dangerous wedges that could instantly bring their total back to zero.
With the Big Prize Wheel from PrizeWheel.com, promoters and marketers can recreate the fun of “Spin the Wheel” on a smaller scale. The Wheel templates can be easily customized and changed as the game progresses.
A premiere date has not been set for the show.
Some of the hottest celebrities enjoyed entertainment, food, beverages and spins on the Dave & Buster’s Prize Wheel at GBK Production’s Annual Teen Choice Awards Gift Lounge. The August 11 event was attended by over 20 actors that were either nominees or appeared in nominated shows/films.
Attendees spun for exciting prizes and were given loaded gift cards to use for games at any Dave & Buster’s location. Guests included cast members from Modern Family, Jane the Virgin, The Originals, Supernatural, Pitch Perfect 3, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.