Sales Renewal Proud to Support Kids Really Rock and Room to Grow

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Free, all-day family festival returns to The Lawn on D September 26 with 2 Stages of Music from Nationally Acclaimed Bands for Families and Children

Sales Renewal Corporation is extremely proud to once again support Boston Kids Really Rock, a free, all-day family festival on Saturday, September 26, 2015, to benefit Room to Grow. The festival takes place at The Lawn on D, thanks to generous sponsorship by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. The festival features two stages of performances by nationally-acclaimed bands for families and children, and hands-on art and community service activities. (Rain Date September 27th.) All details can be found at the Kids Really Rock website: http://www.kidsreallyrock.com.

Sales Renewal is supporting Kids Really Rock by building and maintaining the festival website, which serves as an information hub for festival organizers, sponsors, and families. Sales Renewal staff members are also assisting with event promotion and social media. “Sales Renewal is pleased to have a hand in getting the word out about this, the second annual, festival,” says Keith Loris, President and CEO of Sales Renewal. “We first got involved when we were asked to help out with the website for the One Family Music Festival - the precursor to this event that took place in May 2013 – and are committed to contributing in a similar fashion for Kids Really Rock.”

Kids Really Rock is expected to draw over 2,500 people and is a featured event of ArtWeek Boston, a week-long festival highlighting the quality and diversity of the arts, culture and creative community of Greater Boston.

Free, Family-Friendly Festival Features Music & Fun

The event features two stages of family music. Performers include The Pop Ups, a children’s musical duo based in Brooklyn, NY and Alphabet Rockers, the Bay Area-based family hip-hop group. They join nationally-known Massachusetts-based artists: Alastair Moock & Friends, Karen K and the Jitterbugs, Mister G, Debbie & Friends, Ben Rudnick & Friends, Josh and the Jamtones, Ethan Rossiter and the Jamberries, Stacey Peasley Band, and Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys. Uncle Devin, from Washington DC, leads an interactive Percussion Playground on the Lawn all day, and Mister Whirly is a roving musician and serves as MC, along with Good News Gus.

Kids Really Rock is pleased to partner this year with Room to Grow, a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. The event is a culmination of a city-wide Books & Bibs Drive, and attending families who are able are asked to bring a book or a bib to donate to Room to Grow.

Arts and community organizations from neighborhoods in and around Boston lead special activities like: Bookmaking, with award-winning Kidcasso Art Studio; Stuffed Animal Portraits, with We Art Boston; a Kids Really Rock Fitness Activity with My Gym; and much more. Food and refreshment is provided by local vendors.

About Sales Renewal
Sales Renewal’s small business marketing solutions grow your leads and sales through better, more cost-effective marketing and sales-enabling technology. They begin by developing a comprehensive, integrated marketing plan specific to your business and then provide and manage all the diverse people, expertise and tools needed to implement your plan and grow your revenue. The JointSourcing Solution™ (“joint venture” + “insourcing”) is for businesses that want breakthrough growth while the Marketing Essentials Solution™ is for businesses that want to improve their marketing’s scope and cost effectiveness. Find out more at http://www.SalesRenewal.com.

About Kids Really Rock
Kids Really Rock is a free, all-day music festival celebrating Boston children and their families. It brings together the country’s top family bands, and offers hands-on art activities focused on kindness, creativity and community. Kids Really Rock is produced by Karen Kalafatas, of Boston’s own Karen K and the Jitterbugs. Find out more about Kids Really Rock at http://www.KidsReallyRock.com.

About Room to Grow
Room to Grow, a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 and located in Boston and New York, is dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents expecting a baby are referred to Room to Grow by selected prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, parents visit Room to Grow's warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three. During their one-on-one appointments with our staff social workers, typically lasting two hours, parents receive developmental information, customized support, referrals to other community resources, and all of the needed baby items to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child. The $10,000 of essential material items for the baby that each family receives over the course of three years, including 130 books for the child’s home library, are all donated to Room to Grow by generous individuals and corporations. Room to Grow currently supports nearly 400 families in each location. Learn more at http://www.RoomtoGrow.org.

About The Lawn on D
A first-of-its-kind interactive outdoor space in Boston, The Lawn on D debuted in August 2014 as an experimental event space, hosted by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA). Located at the epicenter of Fort Point Channel, the Innovation District and the South Boston neighborhoods, The Lawn on D is a community-focused initiative that attracts diverse audiences from across the city in an innovative and creatively engaging urban space, as well as hosting national and international visitors to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. A winner of BostInno’s 2014 50 on Fire, the Lawn on D will be open for free activities, ticketed programs and private events from May 15, 2015 through October 12, 2015.

About the MCCA
The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) owns and oversees the operations of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. and the Boston Common Garage. The BCEC and Hynes have earned a rare gold standard from the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC), making Boston only the fourth city in North America and the 12th worldwide to have been awarded this top standard, the highest certification level a convention facility can achieve under strict AIPC guidelines. The MCCA's mission is to generate significant regional economic activity by attracting conventions, tradeshows and other events to its world-class facilities while maximizing the investment return for the residents and businesses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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