Holiday Express to Launch During Grand Illumination

Date: Nov. 17, 2014
Contact: Tom Holden , 757-222-6183 (o) 757 676-2616 (c)

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit is proud to support The Up Center this holiday season through the annual Holiday Express campaign.

For the past three holiday seasons, HRT, BOB FM radio and 13NewsNow TV have joined with local non-profits to generate awareness and support for children and families in our community. The Holiday Express kicks off Saturday, November 22, the night of the Grand Illumination Parade in downtown Norfolk.

The Up Center is the region’s oldest and largest family services organization serving children, families and individuals in need. The organization offers 28 programs and services including counseling, foster care and adoption, youth mentoring, parenting classes, job training, day support, and more.

To launch The Holiday Express— HRT, The Up Center, WVEC and BOB FM will preview the Holiday Express bus outside MacArthur Memorial on Wednesday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Ride The Holiday Express bus and trains during the six weeks of Holidays in the City, November 22-December 31. Look for the Holiday Express bus service on the peninsula.

For more information on The Holiday Express and how to donate to The Up Center, please visit: