Chase Hosts Father's Day Weekend Event for Families at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As area families plan Father's Day weekend celebrations, Chase is inviting kids and their dads to enjoy a series of special activities at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

What: Kids of all ages can decorate cards for dads, get their faces painted, draw with sidewalk chalk, and more. Delicious cookies from a local bakery also will be served.
Where: Trout River Plaza at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218
When: Saturday, June 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Who: Jacksonville-area families (dads and kids)
Visuals: Opportunity for photos, video (including new b-roll for use for general Father's Day stories) and interviews with participating dads, kids and Zoo volunteers.
Note: Steve Vachon, senior vice president and market manager for Chase in Jacksonville will be available for interviews from 10:30 a.m-11:00 a.m.

Additionally, dads receive free general admission to the zoo all weekend with a coupon, available through the zoo's website. While there, families can also check out the Chase-sponsored "Zoom at the Zoo" car show and BBQ on the Great Lawn.

"We know one of the best gifts a family can enjoy during Father's Day weekend is spending quality time together," said Steve Vachon, head of branches for Chase in Jacksonville. "This is just one way to celebrate dads for all they do for their kids."

About Chase

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. Chase serves nearly half of America's households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing. Customers can choose how and where they want to bank: More than 5,500 branches, 18,000 ATMs, mobile, online and by phone. For more information, go to To learn more about Chase in Jacksonville, or the addresses to our 16 local branches, visit

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT Maribel Ferrer, Chase 305-469-2910

Source:Chase Bank