Postpartum Education for Parents’ (PEP) 3rd Annual Touch-A-Truck event will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 10am-3pm, at the Elks Lodge (150 N. Kellogg Avenue) in Goleta. Touch-A-Truck is a fun, family community event where your child has the opportunity to learn about and explore trucks, construction vehicles, and public safety equipment. Kids of all ages will love to climb, sit-in, honk horns and experience all sorts of trucks and vehicles including a helicopter.

Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. There will be vendors and exhibitors on “Truck Alley” and a fun zone with bounce houses and a hands-on truck washing station for the kids. This year, the Touch-A-Truck event also includes a raffle. The raffle features great prizes generously donated by outstanding local companies, individuals and nonprofits alike.

Tickets for the event are available for purchase at the Touch-A-Truck website ( Touch-A- Truck admission is $20 for a family and $5 for an individual. A special offer is available for a limited time only. Tickets purchased before the event will be automatically entered into a special prize drawing.

Touch-A-Truck is PEP’s largest fundraiser of the year and is a success because of the continued support of the community. It is with this support, that PEP is able to maintain the many services offered to the families of Santa Barbara. Those interested in becoming a sponsor of the event or making a donation to PEP can contact the event coordinator at

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About PEP:

For over 35 years, PEP has offered social and emotional support, education and community resources to families in the Santa Barbara. PEP’s mission is to ease the adjustment of the developing family after the arrival of an infant. PEP services include new parent classes (Baby Basics), new parent peer support groups (PEP Groups), a volunteer-staffed warmline, and PPD support. PEP services are offered in English and Spanish.

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