Second Annual Fresh Start Event Set for Aug. 25

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Numerous community organizations partner for back-to-school event

SALISBURY, Md. – Families can get ready for the upcoming school year at Fresh Start: A Wicomico County Back to School Event.

This free event is a collaborative effort between numerous Wicomico County organizations. The second annual event will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

Children in need entering kindergarten and up can receive a free backpack and several essential school supplies. Free haircuts, fun activities and prize drawings will be available as well. Families will be able to learn about community resources.

Free transportation will be available in Salisbury.

“We are thrilled with the continued community support that is coming together to put on the second Fresh Start community back-to-school event at the Civic Center,” said James Simmons, recreation superintendent for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism. “Our community organizations will again come together to make a deeper impact in the area by working together for the common goal of setting up our youth for success.”

Below are the partners for this event:

  • Extraordinary League of Gentlemen
  • Rotary Club of Salisbury
  • Salisbury Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Rotary Club of Wicomico County
  • Optimist Club of Salisbury
  • Salisbury Jaycees
  • Salisbury Elks
  • Dstinct Dsigns Barbershop
  • Deadstock
  • Peninsula Regional Medical Center
  • Donnie Williams Foundation
  • Wicomico County Board of Education
  • Wicomico Public Libraries
  • Wicomico County Health Department
  • Lions Clubs of Wicomico County
  • Amerigroup
  • The Wicomico Order of Red Men – Tony Tank #149
  • Wicomico County Friends of Recreation & Parks
  • Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism

Anyone interested in making donations to this event can contact Simmons at 410-548-4900 x114 or jsimmons@wicomicocounty.org.

For additional information about the event, visit www.bit.ly/FreshStartWicomico or contact Derek Jarmon at 410-548-4900 x113 or djarmon@wicomicocounty.org.

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