McDonald’s Debuts Minion Happy Meals Across Southern California to Support Families with Critically-Ill Children

Tap into your mischievously silly side with the Minions in your McDonald’s Despicable Me 2 Happy MealMcDonald’s has partnered with NBC Universal to introduce a line of Minion Happy Meals across Southland. The McDonald’s Happy Meals will include one of 12 Minions sound toys, and a choice of Minion themed milk, apple slices, or a strawberry-banana-flavored Yoplait Go-Gurt.

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Photos: Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Halloween Carnival

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times hosted its 18th Annual Family Halloween Carnival on Sunday, October 24 in the Universal Studios Backlot. The event benefited Camp Ronald McDonald, which provides a cost-free sleep-away camp for children with cancer.

Street Surfing, maker of The Wave caster board and the Whiplash scooter, was one of the sponsors at the Halloween Carnival. More than 3,000 people attended the event including celebrities such as Gilles Marini and Rachel Griffiths (Brothers and Sisters); Billy Bush (Access Hollywood); Shar Jackson (Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp); Marissa Jaret Winokur (The Talk); Constance Marie (George Lopez); Rico Rodriguez (Modern Family); Alison Sweeney (Biggest Loser, Days of our Lives); Dan Benson (Wizards of Waverly Place); Daniella Monet (Victorious); Italia Ricci (Unnatural History, Secret Girlfriend); and Robbie Amell (True Jackson VP). Everyone had the opportunity to ride The Wave and Whiplash, as well as enter to win one of the many raffled off Street Surfing boards and other giveaways.

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PHOTOS: Jakks Hosts Pinkalicious Party, Premieres Toys

Last weekend, a select group of young girls attended an exclusive Pinkalicious party, hosted by Jakks Pacific, at Le Merigot Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. The party was held in conjunction with the release of Jakks’ new Pinkalicious toy line, and guests included girls from Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, LA-based celebrities (such as Samantha Harris from Entertainment Tonight/Dancing with the Stars, Constance Marie from George Lopez, Sam Rubin from KTLA, and Rizwan Manji from NBC’s new fall series Outsourced) and their daughters, and other “VIP” Pinkalicious fans. The event benefited Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a free sleep away camp for kids with cancer and their families.

Photos after the jump.

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