LEXINGTON,KY (December 23, 2013) — Lexington Center Museum and Gallery, with the support of Paul Miller Ford, today will help spread a little joy by delivering 300 teddy bears to pediatric patients and less fortunate children this holiday season. Bears were collected through a Teddy Bear Drive, inspired by “Polar, the Titanic Bear,” which was sponsored by the museum and auto dealer joined throughout December. Together, the two entities had a mission to bring a smile to children’s faces.
Donors received a coupon for $2 off any adult admission to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The bears are wrapped and will be delivered starting at 3:00 p.m. today, December 23.
Half of the teddy bears will be delivered to pediatric patients at regional St. Joseph Hospitals. The other half of the bears will be distributed to less fortunate children in Eastern Kentucky through cooperation with WKYT/WYMT TV.
For more details about the teddy bear drive, contact Exhibit Coordinator, rista Greathouse at (859) 227-2326.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition continues through the holidays until January 26th. Hours of operation are Sunday thru Thursday 11 am to 8 pm and Friday and Saturday 10 am to 10 pm. throughout January 26, 2014. For more Information, including how to purchase tickets, visit www.lexmuseum.com