Education

East Orange Mayor Hosts Back To School Backpack Giveaway

August 25, 2014 at 9:16 PM

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Lester E. Taylor, III, the East Orange City Council and the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs aill hold the first annual Back To School Backpack Giveaway, Wednesday August 27 beginning at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

Mayor Taylor and members of the CIty Council will be giving away backpacks and school supplies to local residents in preparation for the upcoming school session.

The City of East Orange is joined by additional sponsors including the United Way of Hudson and Essex Counties, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties, ICNA Relief and the Hair Design School at Bloomfield.

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For more information contact Osner Charles at the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs (973) 266-4141.

 

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