WHO: Cox Communications of Las Vegas, Amerigroup, AAA, Absolute Dental, Clark County School District (CCSD), Immunize Nevada and 34 other vendors
WHAT: Since 2007, the Cox Back to School Fair & Shot Clinic has been organized, managed and implemented by Cox Las Vegas who brings together the participation of community partners, nonprofit agencies and business sponsors.
The fourth and final Cox Back to School Fair & Shot Clinic events takes place at Downtown Summerlin on Aug. 27. The presenting sponsor is Amerigroup promoting health and wellness education. Featured sponsors include AAA with free car seat safety and battery checks. Absolute Dental will offer a limited number of school supplies. CCSD will have 18 booths with information on food service, bus transportation, zoning, police, human resources and more. Superintendent of Schools Pat Skorkowsky will attend starting 11:30 am. Individual CCSD trustees are also expected to appear. Thirty other vendors will be present including Children’s Advocacy Alliance, Safekey, Nevada Highway Patrol, American Heart Association, Nevada Equal Rights Commission, Chicanos Por La Causa and many more.
A school shot clinic is being offered through Immunize Nevada, Walgreens, WebIZ. School required immunizations will be available free of charge for youth ages 7-18 on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cox will also provide information about its Connect2Compete initiative which offers discounted Internet service for families with at least one child enrolled in the National School Lunch Program.
WHERE/WHEN: The final 2016 Cox Back to School Fair & Shot Clinic take place on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Dr. from 10 am to 4 pm. Sixty booths from 35 vendors will be setup on the second floor of The Pavillion area. The Shot Clinic will be on the first floor of The Pavillion area.
WHY: The Cox Back to School Fair is a one-stop-shop for resources and information about getting kids and families ready for the new school year. More information is available at www.coxknowledgecollege.com.
Juergen Barbusca, manager of communications
(702) 545-1004, firstname.lastname@example.org
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