SANTA, RUDOLPH AND FROSTY THE SNOWMAN VISIT GAULT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AS PART OF VAN NUYS AIRPORT’S ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM
(Van Nuys, Calif., -- Dec. 18, 2014) Santa along with help from Van Nuys Airport, Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman and his elf spread holiday cheer to 500 students at Gault Street Elementary School as part of Van Nuys Airport’s (VNY) Adopt-A-School program.
His crew entertained students from preschool to fifth grade and included Arty Loon the magician. The Gault Gators, as they are known, enjoyed story time with Santa. “Santa’s visit is part of our award-winning educational program, which helps expose children to aviation,” said Van Nuys Airport Manager Jess Romo adding “And, it’s fun!”
About Van Nuys Airport:
VNY is one of three airports owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), a self-supporting branch of the City of Los Angeles, governed by a seven-member Board of Airport Commissioners who are appointed by the mayor and approved by the Los Angeles City Council.
One of the world's busiest general aviation airports, VNY serves as a valued San Fernando Valley resource, providing ongoing leadership in general aviation, business and community service. Dedicated to noncommercial air travel, VNY had over 270,000 operations in 2013. More than 100 businesses are located on the 730-acre airport, including four major fixed-base operators and numerous aviation service companies.
Annually, the airport contributes approximately $1.3 billion to the Southern California economy and supports over 12,000 jobs. In addition, VNY provides programs to benefit local residents, along with educational initiatives and aviation-related career and training opportunities. For more information, visit www.lawa.org/vny, follow us at Facebook.com/VNYOfficial or Twitter.com/VanNuysAirport.
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