Six Flags Great America Hosts Book Drive as Part of Childhood Literacy Program
WHAT: A book drive at Six Flags Great America to collect books for low income children in Lake County, IL
WHEN: Monday, June 11 – Wednesday, June 13, 2012
WHERE: Six Flags Great America / 1 Six Flags Parkway / Gurnee, IL 60031
GURNEE, Ill. — June 6, 2012 — Six Flags Great America is joining forces with Page It Forward, Lake County’s largest summer-long book drive, spearheaded by United Way of Lake County (UWLC) to collect a record-breaking 200,000 books for local students.
Guests who donate books Monday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 13 will receive a Buy One Get One Free coupon for a one day general admission ticket. On Monday, June 11, Six Flags Great America will also offer exclusive ride time on the all-new revolutionary X Flight wing coaster for any guest that donates two books before 9 a.m.
In addition if guests who bring more books will receive:
5 or more books: ERT + X Flight Luggage Tag
10 or more books: ERT + X Flight Luggage Tag + X Flight Water Bottle
15 or more books: ERT + X Flight Luggage Tag + X Flight Water Bottle + X Flight Goody Bag
June 11 also marks the kick off of Read to Succeed, where K-6 students who completed six hours of non-school related reading during the 2011-2012 school year earned a complimentary Six Flags ticket. Six Flags Great America has donated nearly 400,000 tickets this year alone as part of the Read to Succeed program. For more information, visit discoveryeducation.com/