Tuesday, August 3, 2010

More backpacks

Bayside Community Church will be distributing, hopefully, 1,000 backpacks a little later this month.

Another congregation, Journey Church, 5017 37th St. E., Bradenton, also will be giving away some backpacks.

Journey's “Back to School Bash” is set for 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, for prekindergarten through-12th grade students. Parent must accompany children 13 and younger.

Backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to the first 150 school-aged children (one per child). Also planned: free immunizations, miniwater park with games and giveaways, rock climbing wall, food for sale, as well as free doughnuts, water, popcorn, and cotton candy.

Information: (941) 758-2935.

Jim

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