Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp To Benefit Thanks To Windsor ComiCon 2017

During Free Comic Book Day at Cartoon Kingdom on May 6, 2017, Kiwanis Club of Windsor’s Pearl Davies revealed to Eyes On Windsor that they have been selected as this year’s Windsor Comicon beneficiary.

Father and son enjoy free comic book day at Cartoon Kingdom in Windsor, Ontario on May 6, 2017.Windsor ComiCon officially made the announcement today, May 10, 2017, and the Kiwanis Club of Windsor Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp will benefit.

“We are thrilled to have been selected as the official beneficiary for Windsor ComiCon,” says Kiwanis Club of Windsor President, Dan Inverarity. “It’s literally heroes helping heroes to benefit children in our community!”

To mark this occasion (and community partnership going forward), Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp will begin hosting ComiCon Themed Events at every weekly camp during the Summer. “In addition to teaching kids that often never get a chance to go to camp, we will promote literacy through reading, acting and expressing themselves via ComiCon Themed Events and activities,” says Kiwanis Club of Windsor Treasurer, Pearl Davies.

Batman Cosplayer with young boy during Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Windsor's Cartoon Kingdom.The Kiwanis Club will be presented with a monetary gift on the final day of the Winsor ComiCon (Sunday, August 13, 2017) while receiving the opportunity to use the event as a promotional platform to both gain and enhance community awareness of its programs and services.

“We are excited to enable opportunities for children in the community through the Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp,” says General Manager Colin Douglas.

During Free Comic Book Day, Cartoon Kingdom was packed with people! Cartoon Kingdom had recently announced their partnership as Multiverse, Platinum, Title and Presenting Sponsor of Windsor ComiCon 2017. To celebrate they held random draws every hour giving away free passes to Windsor ComiCon!

Teenage boy presented with Windsor ComiCon passes that he won during a draw held at Cartoon Kingdom in Windsor on Free Comic Book Day 2017.

The 3rd Annual Windsor ComiCon takes place at Caesars Windsor on August 12-13, 2017.

For 65 years, Kiwanis Club of Windsor through its Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp has been offering an enriching experience for children from Windsor & Essex County.