Youngsters learn about parents’ workday at Altura Credit Union’s ‘Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’

RIVERSIDE, CA (May 19, 2016) — Dozens of children shadowed their parents at work as part of Altura Credit Union’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” Held in April, the day gives kids a glimpse into how their parents spend their day at work.

The day began with a welcome breakfast. For two hours for the youngsters to shadow their parent, followed by an outdoor lunch, a financial literacy program (depending on the child’s age) and a kid-friendly movie. Children aged 2 to 17 could participate in the day’s events.

The two-hour parent-child lunch break provided a celebratory atmosphere. The Feeding Frenzy Food Truck served a carnival-inspired lunch of chicken strips, corn dogs, fries and mozzarella sticks. Sweets included five kinds of funnel cakes, deep-fried Twinkies and Snickers, and snow cones from Kona Ice. Carnival games, Petals the Clown and a photo booth rounded out the activities in theparking area outside Altura.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day marked its 23th anniversary this year.  Many companies and organizations participate across the country each year to show kids the value of education, help themdiscover the power and possibilities of a balanced work and family life, and provide them with an opportunity to share how they see the future.

Altura Kids Day 1-1

Altura Kids Day 1 – Kayla, daughter of Gracie Negrete, and Iyana, daughter of Gladys Santiago, enjoy a little craft time during “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” at Altura Credit Union. Kids aged 2 to 17 could see how their parents spend their day at work, enjoy a celebratory lunch with their parents and other special activities.

Altura Kids Day 2

Altura Kids Day 2 – A bright balloon banner welcomed the children of Altura Credit Union’s employees, including Rashad McCrary’s daughter and son, Bay and Ace, to “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” The annual April event gives kids a chance to see what their parents do all day at work.

About Altura Credit Union

Based in the Inland Empire for 60 years, Altura Credit Union serves more than 127,000 Members, has $1.352 billion in total assets and operates 13 branch offices in Riverside County.  Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Riverside and San Diego counties; selected cities in San Bernardino and Orange counties; as well as U.S. Military, U.S. Government and Civilian employees working at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County; and retirees of the United States Armed Forces. For more information on Altura, visit, or call 1-888-883-7228.


Carol Kramer for Altura Credit Union
Kramer Communications
Cell: 818-497-5123

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