– October 1, 2014

CalViva sponsors Kids' Day at fair

CalViva will sponsor Kids' Day at The Big Fresno Fair in 2012.CalViva will sponsor Kids' Day at The Big Fresno Fair in 2012.As part of its mission to help families in the Valley, CalViva Health announced on Thursday it will sponsor Kids’ Day at The Big Fresno Fair on Oct. 4. 

On Kids’ Day, children 12 years old and younger get into the fair for free.

“We commend CalViva Health for coming forth to support Kids’ Day at the Fair,” said Lauri King, a deputy manager at The Big Fresno Fair, in a release. “It is a great opportunity for kids to come to the Fair for free and enjoy all the fun and educational elements we have. “

Kids five years old and under have free admission every day of the fair.

CalViva is a Medi-Cal health plan that serves the three-county region of Fresno, Kings and Madera counties.

“CalViva Health serves more than 188,000 members living in Fresno, Kings, and Madera counties,” said Greg Hund, CEO of CalViva Health, in a release. “Helping these kids and others to experience the magic of the Fair is a great privilege.”

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