12-12-2016

Parsons to Host 41st Annual Children’s Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 15, 2016, and for the 41st consecutive year, Parsons will host its annual Children’s Holiday Party at its Pasadena corporate headquarters. More than 100 children from Five Acres in Altadena and Hillsides and Rosemary Children’s Services in Pasadena will participate in the party, which will include a holiday performance curated for the 14th consecutive year by Rachael Worby, MUSE/IQUE Artistic Director and Conductor. The musical performance “Holiday Doo-Wop” will feature high energy harmonies from Street Corner Renaissance (SCR), a five-man Los Angeles-based A ’Capella group who competed in season 4 of NBC’s “The Sing Off” and placed in the top four. Maurice Kitchen, Torrance Brannon Reese, Kwame Alexander, Anthony “Tony” Snead, and Charles “Sonny” Banks will entertain the children with their infectious spirit and interactive street corner experience, singing a mix of hits from old-school to modern-day.

Tom Roell, Parsons’ Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Advisor, will welcome the children as well as Maestra Worby and SCR. Following the performance, the children will be able to have their pictures taken in a photo booth and will be treated to hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, popcorn, and cookies. A special guest from the North Pole will also be on hand.

Each year, Parsons employees personally donate gifts to make the holiday season happier for numerous children. This year, with the help of its talented team of professionals, Parsons will distribute more than 240 gift cards to children from Five Acres, Hathaway-Sycamores, Hillsides, and Rosemary Children’s Services.

Credentialed journalists are invited to attend and must register in advance by contacting Parsons’ corporate Marketing & Communications department: (626) 440-4590, telephone; marcom.parsons@parsons.com, email. *Please note that children’s faces cannot be photographed.

WHAT:
Parsons 41st Annual Children’s Holiday Party
WHO:
Parsons, Five Acres, Hillsides, Rosemary Children’s Services, Rachael Worby, Street Corner Renaissance, Santa Claus
WHERE:
Parsons, 100 West Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91124
WHEN:
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


*PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Children enjoying a holiday performance led by Rachael Worby
  • Street Corner Renaissance performing
  • Children enjoying a special visit from Santa Claus
  • Children enjoying a photo booth
  • Children enjoying hot dogs, hamburgers, tacos, popcorn, cookies
Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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