Alliance Financial Group hosts second annual Kids Helping Kids Festival

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Proceeds will benefit the Golisano Children's Hospital

Alliance Financial Group is proud to present the second annual Kids Helping Kids Festival on November 9, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Centennial Park in Downtown Fort Myers in the River District.

General admission to the event is free and tickets will be available for purchase for food and activities. Tickets are $10 for unlimited activities. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital and the children of Southwest Florida.

The Kids Helping Kids Festival will also include a 5K run at 7 a.m. There will be prizes for overall age groups and for the top youth group and corporate teams. To register for the 5K, visit

The festival will begin immediately after the 5K at 8 a.m. and will feature a boot camp- style obstacle course for children and adults, a zip line, rock wall, youth entertainment, bounce house, food and more.

The cast of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Playing at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre will also perform live at the festival. There will also be youth performances by North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts Steel Drum Band, Community Youth Chorus, Creative Theater Workshop, Bayshore Elementary School, Symphony Youth Orchestra Ensembles, the Florida Repertory Theatre Children's Theatre and more.

“We are proud of the youth in our community and want to give them an opportunity to give back,” said Jerry Hemmer of Alliance Financial Group. “Our firm is proud to host the second annual Kids Helping Kids Festival. We hope the community will join us for this exciting event to support the Golisano Children’s Hospital and the children of Southwest Florida.”

"This is an opportunity for our community and the children in Southwest Florida to come together in a unique way,” said Nick Naples, Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Trustee. “We are excited to have this opportunity to showcase our mission and the wonderful children that we serve.”

Opportunities for sponsorships and vendors are still available. For more information, contact Kathy Bongiorno at Alliance Financial Group at (239) 561-2900 or info(at)kidshelpingkidsswfl(dot)org.

About Kids Helping Kids Festival Inc.:
The mission of the Kids Helping Kids Festival is to empower and inspire young people across Southwest Florida to make a difference in the lives of their peers. The annual Kids Helping Kids Festival provides a forum for youth to come together, celebrate and learn how to turn their passion into service. For more information visit:

About Alliance Financial Group:
Alliance Financial Group is dedicated to helping their clients with strategies aimed at financial security and prosperity throughout their lifetime. The firm has been doing business in Southwest Florida since 1994 and is committed to giving back to the community they serve. For more information, visit

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