“THE APPRENTICE” APRIL 24TH EPISOSDE TO FEATURE
ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION MUSEUM
Winning Team’s Product for Sale at www.ellisisland.org
April 24, 2006 (New York, NY) - On its April 24th episode, Donald Trump’s THE APPRENTICE features one of the most popular museums in New York City, the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
The task for each team is to produce a souvenir visitor booklet for the museum. Proceeds from the sale of the booklets benefit The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
The winning booklet has been reproduced and expanded and will be offered for sale on www.ellisisland.org immediately following the West Coast airing of the show. Beginning Tuesday, April 25, the booklet will also be available for sale on site at the museum in The American Family Immigration History Center®. Again, all proceeds from the sale of the booklet will support the work of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
The booklet was generously sponsored by Ameriquest Mortgage Company.
For further information on The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. visit www.ellisisland.org or call 212-561-4500.
About The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 to raise funds for and oversee the historic restorations of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, working in partnership with the National Park Service/U.S. Department of the Interior. In addition to restoring the monuments, the Foundation created a museum in the Statue’s base and the world-class Ellis Island Immigration Museum, The American Immigrant Wall of Honor® and the American Family Immigration History Center®. Its endowment has funded over 200 projects at the islands.
Peg Zitko (212) 561-4517
Elizabeth Oravetz (212) 561-4542