Third annual back-to-school event in Aurora

    (Georgette Williams)

    The "3rd Annual Back to School Cookout and Supply Giveaway" was held at the William and Cora Memorial Park on Aug. 18.

    Donna K. Stilley-Ross and Georgette Williams organized the successful event. "Thanks to everyone who took time to donate money or items," Georgette Williams said in a statement. Pastor Edwin Moore, of Oak Grove Church, opened the day with a prayer and stated, “Our focus is to bring all organizations and churches together in unity”

    Donations included backpacks, binders, notebooks, pencils, pens, crayons, scientific calculators, highlighters and more. In addition to receiving supplies, students also enjoyed popcorn and cotton candy.

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