More and more families are faced each school year with having to buy tons of school supplies for their children, even the basic items can be a big stressor for some families. The Back to School Fair is meant to help these kids get a good start for the new year. Sponsored by CHUM, ISD 709, Union Gospel Mission and local churches, businesses and individual donors back packs and school supplies will be available.

The date for the fair is Thursday August 31st from 9:00am -2:00pm at the Historic Old Central High School at 215 North First Avenue East in the upstairs gym, please use 3rd Street entrance. No early sign up is required, but supplies are limited. You must have a school I.D. for each student (social security card, medical card or birth certificate) and it is for students K-12 only.

Resource and information booths will be available, with back pack distribution along with information to sign up for the school lunch program for families who attend Duluth I.S.D. #709 public & charter schools. For more information please call Scott at # 727-2391.