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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Kazaana & Radio Disney AM 1310 at Winterfest Dec. 1, San Jose

GSNorCal's Winterfest is the last BIG event celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts!   

On Dec. 1 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, you can experience a magical winter wonderland of crafts, games, and holiday shopping created by Teens Take Over and benefiting troops from all over Northern California. 

Make your own unique room decorations, impress people with your glamorous jewelry-making abilities, stand out from the crowd with face paint and henna tattoos, play exciting games to win prizes, and shop for one of a kind holiday gifts that you will not find at the mall! A week-long council food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank wraps up at the event to help the hungry through the holidays.

Kazaana, an interactive and immersive digital platform where kids and tweens can connect with friends, share their own photos and videos and interact with their favorite organizations and brands, will be at Winterfest along with Radio Disney, the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families! 

Kazaana will unveil a brand-new online Fan Page for Girl Scouts NorCal at Winterfest, and media partner Radio Disney AM 1310 will be on-site with music, interactive games, prizes and more.

Winterfest Details!
  • Who: Open to Girls Grades K-12, Friends and Families
  • What: Crafts, games, and prizes as well as a canned food drive to support families in need!
  • Where: Santa Clara County Fairgrounds (344 Tully Road San Jose, CA 95111)
  • When: Sat, Dec. 1, 2012, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Details: Parents and kids can sign up for Kazaana enter a sweepstakes to win exclusive prizes!
  • Bonus: For every child that signs up for Kazaana at the booth, Kazaana will also donate a can of food to Second Harvest Food Bank to help the Girls Scouts reach their goal
  • Cost: $15 per child/$10 per adult + 2 cans of food or non-perishable food items
GSNorCal is thrilled to be partnering with Kazaana to provide online brand engagement on Kazaana’s safe digital platform where kids can friend each other online, share content like photos and videos, and follow and share their love of organizations like the Girl Scouts!

Kazaana is the only safe social and creativity platform where kids are empowered to connect and share with their friends and family!  Kids can connect through text and video chat, upload and share content like photos and videos, personalize their own 3D avatar, and have a blast playing Kazaana’s growing collection of apps and games all in a safe and COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) compliant environment. Come see for yourself at Winterfest!!

Radio Disney is the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families. Kids help pick the music that is played and are encouraged to interact via a toll-free phone line to the Radio Disney studio. The network's current playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Cody Simpson, Mindless Behavior and Adele. The network is available on 31 owned terrestrial radio stations and is also available via RadioDisney.com, Sirius XM satellite radio on channel 79, iTunes Radio Tuner, mobile phones, the Radio Disney iPhone and Android Apps, and the Radio Disney Facebook page.

To learn more, please visit girlscoutsnorcal.org/winterfest.

Fall Sale Contest: This weekend, Nov. 16-18, is the last weekend for our Fall Nut & Magazine Sale! We've got free nuts, candy, and snacks for those who participate in our latest Facebook contest. Simply go to facebook.com/gsnorcal, "Like" the GSNorCal page, and take a look at the Fall Sale photo we've posted. In it, you'll find different Fall Sale products for 2012. The first person to tag herself or himself on a Fall Sale product wins that particular item! You can only win once. Good luck -- and be sure to stop at booths in your neighborhood this weekend to help girls earn funds for Fall Sale!