Surry Back to School Drive-Supplies Needed

Surry, VA, Monday, July 18, 2016 – Surry County’s Office on Youth and Youth Council are sponsoring a “School Supply Drive”. The group is requesting donations of school supplies, monetary donations, and/or advertisement sponsorships to support this drive. All donations of school supplies and monetary donations should be dropped off at the Surry County Office on Youth -Monday through Friday between 9 AM – 5 PM. Additionally, to sponsor an advertisement in the 2016 Back to School commemorative booklet, contact Benita Veiga at the Office on Youth. The deadline for all donations will be prior to 3:00 PM on Friday, August 5, 2016. School supplies will be distributed to all registered youth attending “Surry County’s Back to School Community Fun Day Event” on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Surry County Parks and Recreation Center from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. This event is free and is sponsored in conjunction with Royal Stepz Social Club, Surry Department of Social Services, Surry Parks and Recreation, and Surry Elementary School. There will be free games and food to include: moonwalks, snow cones, hot dogs, beverages and popcorn for those who register. Everything will be on a first-come, first served basis. School supplies will be distributed at 12:30 PM while supplies last. A rain date is scheduled for August 20, 2016.

For more information, please call the Surry County Office on Youth at 757-294-5278.

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