Back to School Bonanza Highlights
7th Annual Back to School Bonanza Was a Hit! An Estimated 3,200 Backpacks Given to School Aged Children
Saturday, August 12th left many children happy after their visit to the 7th Annual Back to School Bonanza.
This was the seventh year that the Junior League of Lufkin
hosted this free event for Angelina county school aged children together with churches, businesses and service organizations. The event was held from 8 am – 2 pm at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center. Both parents and children poured in to take advantage of the freebies to help kiddos get ready to go back to school among those: free backpacks, school supplies, health kits, school uniforms, new tennis shoes, haircuts, dental checks, and much more. Children from the Lufkin area will be able to return back to classes well prepared to tackle the happy opportunities of school.
A PRODUCTIVE EVENT FOR ALL
Enjoy some of the highlights from the Back to School Bonanza
A Happy Joint Venture in Community Outreach
The Tools for a Successful Start
The Back to School Bonanza is essential in supplying children with the necessary tools to enter school with a good self esteem which is instrumental in successfully undertaking the challenges of school, fitting in and constructing the foundation for a bright future.
Highly active in the Lufkin community, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial ER participated in the Back to School Bonanza by giving out information about health, safety and prevention. “There was a great turnout we had steady traffic throughout the entire event.” Parents and students from the Lufkin area attended. Pre-registered students were in line since 3 am Saturday morning.
It was great to see so many smiling faces with their families preparing for the new school year. – Lauren Frazier, MBA Lufkin Administrator