Los Angeles, CA, January 16, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Students at local elementary schools are competing in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. essay contest.
Third, fourth and fifth grade students, at participating schools** are currently writing personal essays on their dreams for peace in their neighborhoods. One essay writer from each grade at participating schools will win a $25 gift certificate from Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.
Winners will be announced during the week of January 14, 2008. The winning students will be honored at a noontime awards ceremony January 19, 2008 in Bradley Court.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
January 19, 2008
The MLK essay contest is by sponsored by BHCP Kids, the mall’s education and health initiative.
**Essay contest sheets have been distributed to students at the following participating schools: Angeles Mesa, Coliseum, Hillcrest Drive, St. Bernadette’s, Tom Bradley, 42nd Street’ 54th Street; Sixth Avenue and Transfiguration.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, located at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. and Crenshaw Boulevards is home of Macy’s, Wal-Mart, Sears, Magic Johnson Theaters, Creole Chef, and over 115 stores and restaurants.
About Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
The Festival Companies is a full-service commercial real estate firm and a leading shopping center developer based in Los Angeles, California. Festival has an extensive track record in redevelopment that has spurred revitalization and economic development in many communities. It has developed retail projects in 14 states comprising of over 20 million square feet. For more information on The Festival Companies, please call (310) 665-9600 or visit the company's Web site at www.festivalcos.com.
Capri Capital Partners, LLC, on behalf of an institutional client, owns Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Headquartered in Chicago, Capri Capital Partners is one of the country’s leading institutional real estate investment advisory firms, investing in and managing commercial real estate properties and portfolios since 1992. Capri offers a broad spectrum of equity and debt investment products and services to its clients – through separate account and commingled fund vehicles. Diversified assets managed on behalf of its pension fund and other institutional clients as of September 2007 total approximately $4 billion. For more information, please call 312-573-5275.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities relating to Capri Capital Partners, LLC or any of its funds.