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Family Connection’s School Supply Scramble is August 6

Seminole County Family Connection’s annual “School Supply Scramble” for Pre-K through fifth grade students will be held Thursday, August 6th in the Seminole County Elementary School gymnasium.  Because of COVID-19 safety precautions Pre-K, Kindergarten, first and third grade students will enter the gym between 3 and 5 p.m. Second, fourth and fifth grade students will enter the gym between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. During the designated times students will meet with their teacher first to receive a ticket to redeem in the gym for school supplies.

 Community partners can support the scramble by donating wide-ruled loose leaf paper, pencils, colored pencils, colored markers and three-prong folders. These items can either be purchased, or participating partners can make a monetary donation to support the purchase of schools supplies. 

Businesses and organizations can also provide information marketing their products and services to be placed in the give away bags. If interested, a minimum quantity of 300 is requested. 

To volunteer, make a donation or to schedule a pick up time of donated supplies contact Billie McLendon by July 27th at 229-309-0531.

Community sponsors for this year’s event are Piggly Wiggly, Seminole County Elementary School, Georgia Pines Georiga APEX Program, Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, First Port City Bank, PeoplesSouth Bank, Ameris Bank, the Donalsonville News and Seminole County Family Connection.

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