Southwest Airlines Mechanics Donate Time to Build Playhouse for CASA Parade of Playhouses
Southwest Airlines maintenance & engineering employees donate their time to build a playhouse benefitting local Dallas children’s charity CASA
(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - July 31, 2012 - Southwest Airlines’ (NYSE: LUV) Maintenance & Engineering Employees are rolling up their sleeves and using their tools for a worthy cause. The airline’s Mechanics donated hours off the clock to build an aviation-themed playhouse that will be raffled off at the annual Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Parade of Playhouses at NorthPark Center, benefitting the local Dallas CASA chapter. Today, Southwest Mechanics put the finishing touches on the playhouse and loaded it onto a truck bound for NorthPark Center. The Parade of Playhouses will be on display at NorthPark Center Aug. 3 through Aug. 19. To participate, mall-goers can purchase a raffle ticket either in person or online at dallascasa.org. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20.
Each year for the past five years, Southwest Mechanics have donated their time to construct a creative, aviation-themed playhouse in an effort to raise funds for CASA, a nonprofit network that supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in a safe environment. Southwest Employees consistently seek opportunities to make a positive difference in the communities where they work and live.
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