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Tyler to host back to school event for E. Texas children

From the City of Tyler:

TYLER, TX - A “#SchoolisCool” back to school event is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 14 from 5-8 p.m. at Harvey Hall for children and their parents to prepare for the new school year. This is a free event.

Presented by the City of Tyler, Northeast Public Health District, Brookshires, the Business Education Council, Tyler Independent School District and the Tyler Council PTA, the event will feature:

  • Free health screenings 
  • Free hair cuts 
  • Immunizations (See www.SchoolisCoolTyler.com for details. Please bring shot records to event). 
  • A school uniform fashion show by Goodwill Industries 
  • Presentations by the Tyler Fire and Police Departments 
  • Fingerprinting 
  • Dental screenings and education 
  • Health & wellness information 
  • Nutrition activities 
  • Local afterschool programs 
  • Extracurricular activities 
  • College and career preparation information 
  • Help applying for school lunch programs and transportation 
  • Back to school supply packs for sale 
  • And much more!

The first 350 kids to arrive after 5 p.m. will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies. Plus, there will be raffle drawings and a grand prize bike!

There will be fun, interactive stations for kids of all ages. Plus, 102.7, 106.9 The Blaze/Power 99.3 will be live at the event.

For more information, call (903) 592-1661 ext. 252 or go to www.SchoolisCoolTyler.com.

#SchoolisCool is an outcome of the City of Tyler comprehensive plan, Tyler 1st. For more on the plan, visit www.Tyler1st.com.

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