Prestonsburg to host free backpack event


Staff Report



PRESTONSBURG – The ‘Kids Back(pack) to School’ event is scheduled for Friday from 5-9 p.m. at StoneCrest Sports Park. Free backpacks will be given out to the first 300 kids in attendance during the back-t0-school celebration.

The event is sponsored by the the City of Prestonsburg, WMDJ Radio and Floyd County Fiscal Court and will feature appearances from Marvel Super Heroes as well as Batman and the Batmobile, which is being presented by Mann Toyota.

First Commonwealth Bank, Hall Funeral Home of Martin, Appalachian Wireless, Food City, Air-Med Care Network, Brown’s Foodservice and the Mountain Arts Center are also involved with the event.

Any business or church interested in setting up to hand out school supplies should call Miranda Hicks at 606-791-7790 or 606-886-2336.

Staff Report

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