Amanda Arentsen, MassMedia

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McDonald’s® Announces ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ Summer Book Drive Promotion

Southern Nevada restaurants to provide free kid’s cone in exchange for book donations 

WHO: McDonald’s Southern Nevada locations

WHAT: ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ summer book drive promotion

WHY: McDonald’s is partnering with Spread the Word Nevada for the ‘I’m Lovin’ It’ summer book drive.  Guests will receive a free kid’s cone* in exchange for a new or gently used children’s book at participating Southern Nevada locations.

Spread the Word Nevada is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada’s at-risk, low income communities. Since 2001, Spread the Word Nevada has distributed more than 2.6 million gently used and new books to more than 345,000 low-income youth in Southern Nevada.

During the one day event, Ronald McDonald (R) and local celebrities will also volunteer their time to read to children at local McDonald’s restaurants.

Throughout the year, McDonald’s Southern Nevada franchisees support various programs focusing on education, literacy and the well-being of children.

To locate a participating McDonald’s restaurant near you please visit You can also learn more about upcoming promotions and community events on Twitter at @McDonaldsVegas.

WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2014 -All Day

Strip performer Jeff Civillico of the Quad Resort & Casino’s show ‘Comedy in Action’ will join Ronald McDonald ® for a special reading event at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 6990 S. Rainbow Road, Las Vegas, NV 89118 from 11:30 to 12:30 Saturday.

Additional appearances from Nevada pageant queens will also take place at various Southern Nevada McDonald’s restaurants on Saturday. A full schedule of appearances can be provided upon request.


MEDIA: Contact Amanda Arentsen at (702) 433-4331 or (702) 278-6044 for details.

*Limit one free kid’s cone per person

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