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Jan 31

Free School Supplies and Entertainment at 1st Annual Re-up School Supply Event

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 9:20 AM by Daniel Kvaternik

Together, Councilman Marcellus Harris and We Speak Life, Inc. present the 1st Annual Finesse School Jam and School Supply Give Away, held at Crittenden Middle School this Saturday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. This free event not only provides new materials for students that may be in need, but has a variety of entertaining performances lined up! 

During the distribution, guests can enjoy a youth concert focused on empowering young people to strive for a stronger second half of the school year. Performers for the evening include Christopher Hardy & Wap, Miracles in Motion, Walt Leon, the Jr Hip Hop Dance Group and more.  Hosting the event is none other than the NNPS High School Teacher of the Year, Mr. Robert Mompoint and to round things out, guests will hear an encouraging spoken word from Pastor Jonathan Waldon.

Crittenden Middle School is located at 6158 Jefferson Ave. For more information contact Councilman Harris at mlharris@nnva.gov .
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