'Back to School Rush Day' to be held Aug. 2

On August 2, "Back to School Rush Day" will be held at the Harris County Health Department in Hamilton, Ga.

It is sponsored by the Harris County Family Connection in collaboration with the Harris County Health Department.

From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Harris County students accompanied by their parents are encouraged to come and update their immunizations and receive school supplies.

There will be entertainment, snacks and drinks.

Community service providers will be available to share information about what they offer Harris County families.

Donations of school supplies are being sought for the event. Items needed include writing tablets, glue sticks, pens, colored pencils, book bags, calculators, notebook paper and crayons.

Those who wish donate should deliver their goods to the Harris County Cooperative Extension Service or the Harris County Family Connections Office. The deadline is July 31.

Call 706-628-4824 or 706-628-8985 for information.