Big Backpack Event gets Lee County kids ready for school

FORT MYERS, Fla. Lee County kids got prepared for the upcoming school year Sunday at the Big Backpack Event.

Free backpacks and school supplies were distributed to an estimated 2,000 kids ages 5 to 12 years old from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School at 4750 Winkler Ave.