2017 Wyandotte County Back To School Fair is Saturday, Aug. 5

July 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Melissa Fears, director of Communications & Marketing, (913) 279-2225

(Kansas City, Kan.– July 6, 2017) –The annual 2017 Wyandotte County Back To School Fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the KCKCC Community Technical Education Center, 6565 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS. 

The Fair is held for students who live in Wyandotte County and attend school (both public and private). Parents are required to provide proof of Wyandotte County residency.  Parents and their children are invited to stop by for free school supplies.  Free immunizations, physical exams, eye and dental screenings and free haircuts will also be provided. In addition to supplies, immunizations and physical exams, parents will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from a variety of community organizations who will offer information on services. 

“Families attending will be able to experience a one-stop-shop for information to support them and their children,” said Planning Committee Chair Arlana Coleman. “We are fortunate to have several organizations who help plan and organize this fair that greatly benefits Wyandotte County families,” she said.

Parents are required to bring proof of residence in Wyandotte County, i.e., driver’s license or a utility bill and children must be accompanied by their parents at the fair.

For more information, individuals may visit www.facebook.com/WyandotteCountyBackToSchoolFair or contact Arlana J. Coleman at 913.522.7526 or Celia C. Ruiz at 816.289.4923. 

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