Commissioner Arrington to Host “It Takes A Village” School Kickoff
Annual event now expanded to two locations covering the southern part of the county
SOUTH FULTON, GA. –Fulton County District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. will help the Fulton County community kick off the 2018-2019 school year with his fourth annual “It Takes a Village” back-to-school event. This year’s event is scheduled for two locations over a two week period. The first of these will be at Villages at Carver YMCA; 1600 Pryor Road SW; Atlanta, GA 30315 on Friday, August 31, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to be followed by another event at Wolf Creek Library; 3100 Enon Rd SW; Atlanta, GA 30349 also from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday September 7, 2018.
“Once again, I am overjoyed to help our students get off to the best start that they can," says District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. “We hope to reach families in District 5 communities to provide them with the supplies and resources they need to assist their children in school."
School supplies will be provided to approximately one thousand (1,000) students in attendance on a first-come-first-served basis. Sponsors will award ten (10) $500 book scholarships to this year’s essay winners to help them further their studies in college.
To RSVP for this event, log on to the events websites,http://www.2018itavse.eventbrite.com for the event at Villages at Carver and http://www.2018itavsw.eventbrite.com for the celebration at Wolf Creek Library.
For more information, visit Fulton County’s website at www.fultoncountyga.gov or connect with Fulton County government on Twitter at @FultonInfo or Facebook at @fultoninfo .