Summerfest and Church Olympics help students before school starts
The annual gathering of the church community and local youth ahead of the start of school brought hundreds out to take part in the 21st annual Youth Summerfest and Church Olympics at the Bert Wood Youth and Recreation Center in Cedartown ahead of the start of the school year.
Hundreds of backpacks full of school supplies were handed out to youth through all the grades in Polk County during the annual event organized to help those in need in the community. The event also saw Victory Baptist Church bring their Christmas in July to the park as well.
Families also got a chance to take home a grocery bag of supplies, enjoy a free lunch and youth also got a free haircut ahead of the start of the school year.
Along with the giveaway, Olympic-style games for youth and seniors brought generations together for fun and fellowship.
Participants left loaded down with supplies ahead of the start of the school year from the Youth Summerfest and Church Olympics, who also partnered with Victory Baptist Church for their Christmas in July event in 2019.
A parade was held before the start of Olympic-style games at the 2019 Youth Summerfest and Church Olympics, who also partnered with the Christmas in July event held by Victory Baptist Church.
Youth got free haircuts during the annual event at Bert Wood Park.
Youth sprinted in a race during the Youth Summerfest and Church Olympics on Saturday, July 27, 2019.