Back 2 School Jam slated Saturday

School supplies will be distributed

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Posted 8/12/22

Over 200 book bags filled with school supplies will be distributed Saturday during a Back 2 School Jam. The 10th annual back-to-school celebration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Robin Paige …

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Back 2 School Jam slated Saturday

School supplies will be distributed

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Over 200 book bags filled with school supplies will be distributed Saturday during a Back 2 School Jam. The 10th annual back-to-school celebration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Robin Paige Boys and Girls Club, located at 645 Shawtown Road, Lillington.

Children must be present to receive the free book bags. Distribution will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The event will include free food such has burgers, hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy and drinks. Among the activities will be a climbing wall, bounce houses, games and door prizes.

The event is being presented by Temple of New Beginnings and the Robin Paige Boys and Girls Club. It is being sponsored and supported by local businesses, Campbell University and Leading Ladies of Harnett County.

To volunteer, make donations or to sponsor a case of backpacks, contact Pastor Xavier Ellis at 910-929-0808.

Additional events

  • Beulah Baptist Church will sponsor a School Supply Giveaway and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. This event will be held at Beulah Baptist Church, 3140 N.C. Highway 242 S., Benson. There will be inflatables, popcorn, snow cones and a hot dog lunch. There also will be 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to be given away and the story of Jesus will be shared. Pastor Steven Campbell invites everyone to attend — all ages, all grades.
  • The Summerville Bunlevel Fire and Rescue will host its Back to School Bash at Station 2 in Bunnlevel, 6825 U.S. 401 S., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. There will be free school supplies available, games, music, raffles and more.
  • Liberty Tax, located at 610 E. Cumberland St., Dunn, will host a back-to-school bash Roadside Party from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. The public is invited to bring your family and friends for food, drinks, a bounce house, disc jockey and prizes. Liberty Tax will give away backpacks, lunch boxes and school supplies.

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