SPECIAL KIDS HOLLYWOOD-TYPE PREMIERE FOR
'NEW ADVENTURES OF WINNIE THE POOH' SET FOR SEPT. 9
WHAT: A special kids premiere breakfast showing of "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh," presented by Honey Nut Cheerios and Sears.
-- Tina Yothers, star of "Family Ties"
-- Hundreds of children, several of them dressed in "black-tie," will enjoy a breakfast of Honey Nut Cheerios and receive special gifts, while previewing the new show. Winnie the Pooh and the event's host, the Honey Nut Bee, will arrive in limos to join the children at this gala event.
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 9 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Newport Centre Mall (Jersey City)
50 Mall Drive West (off Holland Tunnel) 3rd floor -- Food Court
FURTHER BACKGROUND: Winnie the Pooh's debut this Saturday morning on ABC-TV will mark the first time that a classic Disney character will be seen on Saturday morning television. Honey Nut Cheerios will feature a coupon in 15 million packages for redemption at Sears stores for a Pooh plush doll. Other premiere breakfasts at more than 400 Sears stores on Saturday featuring more than 40,000 youngsters will accept cans of food or other non-perishable items to be donated to local homeless shelters.
CONTACT: Howard Dolgon or Randy Kambic of Alan Taylor Communications, 212-714-1280, for Honey Nut Cheerios. gk-br -- NY012 -- 7291 09-08-88 10:04 EDT