As the summer days dwindle and the anticipation of a new school year grows, the St. Louis County Council Chairwoman Shalonda Webb, the St. Louis County Police Department, the St. Louis County Police Athletic League (PAL), and the Dwann Dillon ColonCancer Foundation are coming together to host a remarkable event that will not only equip students for success but also foster community connection. The “North County Back to School Bash,” scheduled for Sunday, August 13, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. at Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park, promises a day filled with excitement, learning, and unity.
One of the main highlights of the event is the distribution of backpacks loaded with essential school supplies. With education being the cornerstone of future success, this initiative ensures that students from all walks of life begin their academic journey on the right foot. In addition to school supplies, Craig Blac’s Community Cuts for kids will be offering free haircuts, boosting students’ confidence as they step into their classrooms. Pre-registration for the haircuts are required. The event boasts a lineup of attractions and resources that promise a fun and informative day for both youths and parents. The roster includes free food, entertainment, health screenings, bounce houses, giveaways, and other crucial resources that enrich the community.
The collaboration between community leaders, law enforcement, and a charitable foundation speaks volumes about the commitment to the betterment of society. By leveraging their respective strengths, they create an event that not only provides material resources but also instills a sense of togetherness and support.
The chosen venue, Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park, provides a picturesque backdrop for this meaningful gathering. The address, 12385 Larimore Rd, St. Louis, MO 63138, ensures easy accessibility for attendees. In a world where community engagement is vital, the “North County Back to School Bash” stands as a testament to the positive change that can be achieved through collaboration and shared goals. With education and unity at the forefront, this event promises a memorable day for families, students, and residents of St. Louis County, emphasizing the power of coming together to make a difference.
The organizers are taking steps to make the event even more convenient by offering free shuttle services to and from the event from these designated checkpoints.
SHUTTLE SERVICE LOCATIONS Every 30 Minutes: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Danforth Elementary School 1134 St Cyr Rd. St. Louis, MO 63137
Glasgow Elementary School 10560 Renfrew Dr. St. Louis, MO 63137
Lewis & Clark Elementary School 10242 Prince Dr. St. Louis, MO 63136
Larimore Elementary School 1025 Trampe Ave. St. Louis, MO 63138