Belleville Chamber School Kids Welcome To Get Free Backpacks August 7
On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, the Chamber’s Education Committee will host their annual Back to School Fun Fair at Belleville West High School from 5 – 7 p.m. for participating Chamber member school (list below) students. Families in attendance will receive valuable information from our business leaders while participating in activities that will allow them to leave with a backpack full of school supplies in preparation for the new school year. The event will celebrate the new school year with games, activities, free dental exams & physicals, and more.
The Education Committee will provide up to 1,000 backpacks for our school-age children.
*Participating schools: BASSC Elementary, Belleville School District #118, Belle Valley School District #119, Governor French Academy, Harmony-Emge School District #175, High Mount Elementary School District #116, Illinois Center for Autism, Menta Academy, Signal Hill School District #181, Whiteside School District #115, and all Catholic grade schools – Blessed Sacrament, Notre Dame Academy, Sister Thea Bowman, St. Teresa and Queen of Peace.