The Union Recorder

Local News

August 1, 2013

Back to school giveaway Saturday

MILLEDGEVILLE — Tracy Harper Productions and Milledgeville Hyundai, in conjunction with other area donors and sponsors, are providing local parents a helping hand with school supply and uniform needs as the 2013-2014 academic year gets into full swing.

“I do this because I know a lot of parents are having a hard time. We’re helping families in the community and surrounding counties who need extra assistance,” Harper said. “God has allowed me to get sponsors to help parents that need help with their kids who are going back to school.”

The fifth annual back to school giveaway is slated at Milledgeville Hyundai on North Columbia Street, across from the Verizon Wireless store, Saturday from 9 a.m. until supplies run out. 

Around 150 containers filled with various school supplies, including crayons, coloring books, glue, hand sanitizer and paper towels, will be available to kindergarten students. Middle and high school students will receive one of 500 bags filled with school supplies and uniform shirts as well.

“Last year we gave out 300 bags and this year we’re doing way more. People were standing in line at 6 o’clock in the morning before the giveaway started at 9 a.m., so people should come early this year,” Harper said. “I want to give a special thanks to Milledgeville Hyundai for being the sponsor and making this possible for the community and surrounding counties. I thank God for allowing this to happen. It’s not about me; He gets the glory out of this.”

Children must be present and accompanied by an adult to receive the free school supplies and uniform shirts.

For more information about the event call Harper at 478-454-7556.

Click here to subscribe to The Union-Recorder print edition. http://tinyurl.com/6qdm4oj

Click here to subscribe to The Union-Recorder e-edition and view this full article. http://unionrecorder.cnhi.newsmemory.com/

1
Text Only
Local News
Poll
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Stocks
NDN Video
Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station My name is Cocaine Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend Chelsea Clinton Announces Pregnancy Funny: Celebrating Easter with Martha Stewart and Friends Man Accuses 'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer of Sexually Abusing Him As a Teenager Man hit with $525 federal fine after he doesn't pay for soda refill Lea Michele & Naya Rivera Feuding? Jabari Parker declares for the NBA draft Singing Nun Belts Out Cyndi Lauper New West, Texas Explosion Video Swim Daily, Throwback Thursday Don't Be A Tattletale: Bad Bullying Tips For Students The trillest thoughts on marijuana "RHOA" Star Charged With Battery Grizzly Bears Get Snowy Birthday Party Weatherman draws forecast when another technical glitch strikes WGN