Kennedy Community to host free back to school health fair, school supply giveaway

MGN Online
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:10pm

Low-income schoolchildren of the Lower Valley will have the opportunity to take advantage of free immunizations and health screenings during the Molina Health Fair and Back to School Event this Saturday at the Kennedy Brothers Gym located at 400 S. Zaragoza Road. Lots of fun activities, entertainment, and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome to attend and the first 500 children will receive a backpack with school supplies (must be present).

WHAT: Health Fair and Back to School Event Sponsored by Molina Healthcare
WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHO: Open to the public.
WHERE: Kennedy Brothers Gym, 400 S. Zaragoza Road, El Paso, TX 79907
WHY: Molina Health Care and 40 additional agencies from the community wish to help parents and children prepare to go back to school. There will be free immunizations and free health screenings; health information, games, ice cream and prizes for children. The event will open with the color guard, followed by folklorico dance, 150 food pantries, the Rondalla from EPCC, and 500 backpacks with school supplies.

HACEP, Kennedy Brothers, Kennedy Estates, and the Jurisdiction Wide Resident Council extend their sincere appreciation to the following event supporters: Molina Healthcare, Teachers’ Federal Credit Union, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, Kool Smiles, Miguel Valdez del Ballet Folklorico Flor y Canto, Kennedy Brothers Council, Ms. Rosa Lopez, El Paso Fighting Hunger, Paso del Norte Advisors, Immunize El Paso, Juvenile Probation Department, Krispi Kreme, Life Span, Alfonso Andrade, Pedro Villagrana, Resortito, US Border Patrol.


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