Friday, September 9, 2016

Join Radio Flyer on Facebook 9/10 at 10am For Saturday Screening of Taking Flight and Enter Stories To WIN Prizes

My family history with Radio Flyer dates back to 1939 when my mom was a toddler, rockin' her sunglasses on a Sunshine Flyer! I have fond memories of my own little red wagon and Radio Flyer sled from my childhood. And now I'm a mom of two teens who grew up loving their multiple Radio Flyer toys. If you've got a fun history with Radio Flyer, they're collecting stories and photos!

1939—Judy, 14 months (My MOM!), and Bonnie Rigney, 18 months in Flyer wagon

Disclosure: Here at ChiIL Mama we're elated to join Radio Flyer for this sponsored post. Come ChiIL out with us on line for Saturday's event and/or enjoy our photo recap after the fact. We have been compensated for sharing with our readers. As always, all opinions are my own. 


**ChiIL Mama will be out at the Chi, IL headquarters tomorrow 9/10 at 10am CT for a red carpet event. Join me on Radio Flyer's Facebook Page for a live stream of this event and first look at the award-winning animated short film Taking Flight. Check out a teaser HERE.** 

Chicago-based Radio Flyer and critically-acclaimed Moonbot Studios have teamed up to produce the award-winning animated short film Taking Flight. The film is inspired by the life and heritage of Antonio Pasin, inventor of the beloved Little Red Wagon. In the fictional tribute, what begins as a small boy’s boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey of imaginative play. To-date, the film has received more than 14 awards and accolades from international and local film festivals.  

We'll be ChiILin' with Radio Flyer’s Chief Wagon Officer Robert Pasin and award-winning director Brandon Oldenburg, CCO and partner of Moonbot Studios at this exclusive viewing party and Q&A in Radio Flyer’s hometown of Chicago (Chi, IL). Audiences in Chicago and nationwide are invited to tune in to a Facebook Live Event to watch the film that will provide fun for the whole family to enjoy together.

About Radio Flyer:
Radio Flyer is the world’s leading producer of wagons, tricycles, pre-school scooters and other ride-ons, becoming the most loved brand for kid’s wheels in the world. The Chicago-based company has more than 100 award-winning products available in 25 countries. Since 1917, the family-owned company has created icons of childhood, building a legacy of high quality, timeless and innovative toys that spark imagination and inspire outdoor, active play.

Little Red Stories is a platform where Radio Flyer users can share personal stories about how a Radio Flyer product has brought fun and joy to themselves or loved ones, in the past or now. A winner is chosen once a week throughout the months of September and October. The winner will be featured on the Radio Flyer website and receive a prize. Click HERE to enter into Radio Flyer’s Little Red Stories contest

3 generations of my family have loved Radio Flyer Sleds! Here's my mom pulling my kids!

2007—Grammy pulling Dugan (6) and Sage (4) on old Radio Flyer sled

1950 –Judy, ll, pulling her little sister, Jan, 8, on a Radio Flyer sled

1950—Judy, 11,  on the same Radio Flyer sled

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