Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Radio Station Collects School Supplies to Benefit RCPS Students

Web DSC02328aQ99 will host the annual Pack the Bus event on Tuesday, August 11 at the Valley View Wal-Mart and on Wednesday, August 12 at the 220 Wal-Mart location. Both events will be held from 4 to 7 p.m and the entire community is invited to drop off school supplies at both locations. Q99 is partnering with Roanoke City Public Schools to fill a school bus with school supplies to benefit underprivileged students.

Supplies donated to Roanoke City Schools will be distributed at the Back-to-School Extravaganza on August 29, 2009 at Patrick Henry High School from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Businesses participating in the event with in-house school supply drives include: Trane, The Law Offices of Daniel L. Crandall, Blue Ridge Masonry Association, Virginia Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus, Valley View Grande, WDBJ7, Valley Metro, Roanoke Valley Federal Credit Union, Postal Employees Federal Credit Union, Ashley Home Store, and Lee Hartman and Sons, Inc.

Posted By Valerie Garner

Categories: Education, Local Events, Roanoke City Public Schools


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