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Children’s Museums Celebrate Back-to-School with Horizon Organic

—Partnership with Association of Children’s Museums brings Horizon Organic products to community events this August—

ARLINGTON, VA (8/11/16)—The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) announced a national partnership with Horizon Organic to celebrate the start of the school year with new products for families. This August, Horizon Organic will offer free sampling at children’s museums across the U.S. during events celebrating the end of summer.

"We’re excited our partnership with Horizon Organic will enable children’s museums to add extra value to their events promoting school readiness and fighting summer learning loss. By recognizing the educational and convening power of children’s museums, Horizon Organic shows its commitment to helping families make healthy choices,” said ACM Executive Director Laura Huerta Migus.

Horizon Organic’s sample offerings will include Smiling Strawberry and Bunches O’ Berries Fruit Snacks and Organic Milk Boxes. Horizon Organic offers a variety of tasty lunchbox options made with organic ingredients, such as Organic Cheese Sandwich Crackers, Cinnamon Snack Grahams, Organic Mozzarella Sticks, and Organic Apple Fruit Crunchers that complement its milk and dairy offerings. Sampling will be offered at three ACM Member Museums:

  • Portland Children’s Museum: August 13

As part of Outdoor Activity Month, Portland Children’s Museum will host a Field Day at the Museum, with bouldering, tree climbing, log jumping activities, and more.  

  • Port Discovery Children’s Museum: August 19

Port Discovery’s monthly Target $2 Family Fun Night regularly brings 800-1000 people to the museum for fitness, arts and crafts, and literacy activities designed for the whole family.

  • Miami Children’s Museum Event: August 20

Miami Children’s Museum’s Back to School Bash will offer back-to-school activities designed to help children with sight and letter recognition, numerical ordering, social interactions, and health & wellness.

“At Horizon, we believe in helping grow curious, confident kids and that includes fueling them with food full of organic goodness,” said Mike Skibinski, Horizon Director of Marketing. “We’re very excited to partner with the Association of Children’s Museums to share our kid- and parent-approved Horizon snacks at a series of fun-filled ACM events across the country.”        

About Horizon

Horizon believes in the power of simple, happy foods to feed the imagination, inspire fresh experiences and create fun family moments. From a delicious variety of certified organic dairy products to pantry staples, like Snack Crackers, Snack Grahams and Mac & Cheese, all Horizon products are packed with organic goodness. Founded in 1991, Horizon was a pioneer in the organic industry, the first company to supply organic milk nationally and remains committed to providing great-tasting products that make it easy for moms to help grow curious, confident kids. Since its founding, Horizon has been dedicated to supporting a healthier planet and makes good on this promise through offsetting emissions associated with the energy used to produce its products and working with nearly 700 organic dairy family farmers across the U.S. For more information about Horizon products, visit horizon.com

About Association of Children's Museums (ACM)

There are approximately 400 children’s museums around the world, which annually reach more than thirty-one million visitors. ACM provides leadership, professional development, advocacy and resources for its member organizations and individuals. To learn more about ACM and to find an ACM-member children’s museum near you, visit www.ChildrensMuseums.org.

For media inquiries, contact Alison Howard at Alison.Howard(at)ChildrensMuseums.org or 703.224.3100 x102.

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