Back-to-school events, giveaways happening in BR area

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Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 1:08 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 at 10:35 AM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With the start of a new school year right around the corner, parents and students will have a chance to attend several back-to-school events and giveaways happening in the Baton Rouge area.

  • On Saturday, August 13 beginning at 10 a.m., there will be a back-to-school supply giveaway at the Miracle Temple of Baton Rouge located at 3345 Plank Road. Organizers say there will be bookbags filled with pencils, paper, notebooks, pens, highlighters, erasers and more.
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Back-to-school giveaway(Miracle Temple of Baton Rouge)
  • On Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., the Baton Rouge General hospital will hold a free back-to-school bash. It will be held on the campus of Park Medical Academy at 2680 Bogan Walk in Baton Rouge. At the event, children can get a check up on their health with sports physicals, and vision and hearing screenings. There will also be cooking demos with the American Heart Association, dental demos, and a supply and uniform giveaway.

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