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8/4/2019 11:16:00 AM
Back-To-School Lincoln County!

Wayne Howard
Staff Writer

With back-to-school in Lincoln County only a week away, events this week will help to get kids ready for next Monday.

The United Way of Lincoln County will host a Back-to-School Resource Fair at the Asbury Resource Center, 221 Salem Church Road, this Tuesday (Aug. 6th) 3 - 6 PM. Those who are having a hard time affording needed back-to-school clothing are welcome to come select needed items. In addition to free clothes, they'll also have shoes, toiletries, and other necessities. Asbury United Methodist Church will serve food beginning at 4 PM.

For the sixth year, Freedom Church at 125 E. Main Street in downtown Lincolnton will host its L-Town Love event offering free backpacks filled with school supplies, haircuts, dental screenings, a kids fingernail bar and lunch to those attending. It happens Saturday (Aug. 10th) 11 AM - 2 PM.

The United Way is also doing its annual Stuff the Bus event. Those who want to help out can provide school supplies including loose leaf paper, composition books, scissors, pens, pencils, colored pencils, crayons, markers, three-ring binders, calculators, glue sticks, folders & portfolios at any of the many participating locations including Walmart, the YMCA, the Chamber of Commerce, and Peoples Bank as well as other businesses, industries, etc. who are collecting items. All items collected will be delivered to Communities in Schools’ Teacher Resource Center in the Oaklawn Community Center and distributed to children in need throughout Lincoln County.

Lincoln County Schools will open for students on Monday (August 12th). Lincoln Charter School and Denver Christian Academy will open on Wednesday (August 14th).

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