Back-to-School events will provide free school supplies and resources
School children from around Baltimore County are invited to celebrate the beginning of the new school year at backto-school events at three locations the afternoon of Tuesday, August 29. The events are cohosted by the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent, Verletta White.
The events are scheduled on Tuesday, August 29 from 3p.m. to 7 p.m. at these locations: Banneker Community Center 27 Main Avenue Catonsville, MD 21228
Randallstown Community Center 3505 Resource Drive Randallstown, MD 21133 Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center 323 Sollers Point Road Dundalk, MD 21222 Events will feature: • free backpacks with school supplies (Children must be present to receive giveaways, which are available while supplies last.) • health information • Police officers, fire personnel, fire engines, police cars, K-9 dogs, McGruff the crime dog, CPR dem- onstrations, resources from non-profit and community organizations “For six years we have been able to help students in Baltimore County, thanks to the commitment of Kevin Liles and his foundation,” County Executive Kamenetz said. “Our back-to-school events give students and families an opportunity to get engaged in the community and start the school year off on a positive note.”
“Growing up in Baltimore has given me a special connection to our communities and a desire to help grow and support our children and families here. I am humbled to know that my achievements serve as a platform that inspires kids to accomplish their goals and take advantage of educational opportunities,” said Kevin Liles, CEO and Founder of 300 Entertainment and of KWL Enterprises.
“The start of a brand new school year is an exciting time for students, parents, educators, and the entire Team BCPS community,” said Interim Superintendent White. “Partnering with County Executive Kamenetz and the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation allows us to help our students arrive at school next week equipped with the items they will need to help launch a successful and productive school year.”