CBS 11 and TXA 21 will host a free event for special needs children and their families on Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at NorthPark Center (Level One between Nordstrom and Dillard’s) in Dallas.
Stephanie’s Day is presented by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation in partnership with the Autism Treatment Center. It will feature interactive fun for children and helpful information for parents. Representatives from various healthcare providers, therapy services, camps, advocacy groups and other organizations will offer information on local resources available for special needs children.
The event will feature performances by The Que Pastas, the Mavs ManiAACs and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ambassador clowns Kelly and Becky, as well as free activities including face painting, games, music therapy and more. Scheduled appearances include representatives from the CBS 11 and TXA 21 on-air team, the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and the Dallas Mavericks Dancers.
This marks the thirteenth year that CBS 11 and TXA 21 have presented Stephanie’s Day. The event is named in honor of Stephanie Mauldin, who will be in attendance with her family. Ms. Mauldin is the daughter of former CBS 11 and TXA 21 President and General Manager Steve Mauldin. Mr. Mauldin is now President and General Manager of KCBS and KCAL television in Los Angeles, which host an annual Stephanie’s Day in southern California as well.
Additional sponsors for Stephanie’s Day include NorthPark Center, Thrive and CBS RADIO DFW’s 98.7 KLUV, 107.5 La GRANDE FM, 100.3 Jack FM, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD, 105.3 The FAN and 103.7 KVIL.