Thursday, March 1, 2012
Contact: Gift of Wings
(414) 425-8002
TO: Media

FR: Scott Fisher, Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois

RE: Wings on Strings Kite Festival

Here we go again!! Flying High On at the EAA Airventure’s Museum!

On Saturday, June 16th, The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois, the EAA Airventure Museum, and Gift of Wings, are presenting the 11th Annual Wings on Strings Kite Festival, on Pioneer Airport right next to the EAA Airventure museum. The event will begin at 11:00 am, through 4:00 pm, with the GRAND LAUNCH of 400+ kites at 11:30 am! Yes...No Airplanes allowed..only kites and maybe a helicopter ride or two.!†

Chicago Fire†and Team EOS, precision kite flying teams will be performing three times each day during this event.† They are world renowned professional kite flying teams from the Chicago. †In addition, Julie and Alex from Montreal, Canada, will be making their 8th†appearance with their large 75 foot Teddy Bear kite, and this year , a MEGA Super Giant Octopus kite, and Manta Ray kite.† Josh Gordon and his brother Zach Gordon will be flying several spectacular stunt kite routines throughout the day. These guys are great! Milwaukee's own Mike Delfar, Paul Koepke, and Brett Williams, all Professional kite flyers, will also be performing.††† This family event is FREE to all, with FREE parking.

We will also be giving away free kites to the first 75 kids that participate in the "KIDS MAD DASH".† Imagine 75 kids launching their kites all at the same time.†† LOOK OUT!! Free Kite flying lessons will be offered and kites & Johnsonville Brats are available for sale during the event. How about a Johnsonville Brat Drop? Itís all new this Summer!! I sure would appreciate if you would put our event in your community calendar or maybe do a story on this great tradition. I can be reached at 414/305-3145 and feel free to check out for more information. Regards..Scott Fisher