August back-to-school safety event in Port Charlotte

The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County has partnered with Sonshine Baptist Church and Safe Kids Southwest Florida for back-to-school festivities in August.

The event will include a food pantry, school supplies, and goodie bags. There will be vendors on-site for people to visit. DOH-Charlotte will be giving out bicycle helmets and fitting them for each child. Pre-registration for the September child passenger event will also be taken at this event.

The event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to noon at Sonshine Baptist Church, 23105 Veterans Blvd. There is no charge for the event, but space is limited. Reserve your spot by emailing [email protected] or calling (941) 624-7200 ext. 7273.

Masks are encouraged at this event but not required.

2021 Back to School Graphic
Credit: FDOH- Charlotte
Writer:Joey Pellegrino
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