**MEDIA ADVISORY**

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta teams up with Everybody Wins! Atlanta

for National Children’s Book Week book drive May 2-8

Guests will receive special offer for donations benefiting Everybody Wins!

 ATLANTA (MONTH XX, 2016) In honor of National Children’s Book Week from May 2-8, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta is hosting a book drive to benefit Everybody Wins! Atlanta, a local nonprofit dedicated to furthering education and improving literacy for underprivileged children. Families are encouraged to bring a minimum of two new or gently used children’s books to LEGOLAND Discovery Center and will receive a complimentary bookmark and Kids Go Free Voucher, valid with the purchase of an adult ticket.

 WHAT:              National Children’s Book Week benefiting Everybody Wins! Atlanta

WHEN:             May 2-8, 2016

WHERE:           LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta,Third Floor, Phipps Plaza | 3500 Peachtree Road in Buckhead

HOW:               Bring a minimum of two new or gently used children’s books and receive a complimentary bookmark and Kids Go Free voucher (valid through 12/31/17). The voucher is good for one free child ticket with the purchase of an adult walk-up ticket. Coupon can be used online with pre-purchased tickets but may not be combined with other discounts, coupons or offers. Not redeemable for cash or credit. For more information, please visit www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/atlanta/ or www.everybodywinsatlanta.org.

 

About Everybody Wins! Atlanta

For 19 years, Everybody Wins! Atlanta has devoted itself to improving children's literacy and developing the reading skills of students in low-income elementary schools through shared reading experiences. Through their Power Lunch program mentors from local businesses and community partners are paired with students identified as reading below their grade level. Pairs meet once each week during the student's lunchtime for the entire school year. They program effectively impacts at-risk students in reading comprehension, motivation and achievement, as well as overall academic performance, classroom behavior, self-confidence and social skill. 

 

About LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s Number 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 111 attractions, 12 hotels/4 holiday villages in 23 countries and across 4 continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 63 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and estimated 26,000 employees (peak season). Among Merlin’s attractions are - SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND, DreamWorks Tours SHREK’s Adventure, The London Eye, Dungeons, Gardaland, LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, Alton Towers Resort, Warwick Castle, THORPE PARK Resort, Blackpool Tower, Heide Park Resort, Sydney Tower Eye and SKYWALK.  All brands which are distinctive, challenging and innovative – and which have great potential for growth in the future. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.