Back to School Orange County Slated for August 13

Published 10:20 am Monday, July 25, 2016

Special to The Leader

Back to School Orange County is holding a free event for children of Orange County on August 13 at Lamar State College-Orange from 9 am – 12 noon.

The annual event provides school supplies, immunizations, free haircuts and much, much more to any child enrolled in an Orange County School. Supplies are limited so students will be served on a first come first served basis. Organizations from the area will also be in attendance to offer supplies and information. Kroger, Wells Fargo Bank, 4H Life, Triangle Area Network, Acadian Ambulance, Orange Police Department, Service League of Orange, Wells of Agape, The Sharing Station, Anabelle’s Fantazee Faces, and LSC-O Student Organizations are just a few of the participants volunteering for the event. Super Heroes, a favorite of the children, will also be in attendance to entertain and take pictures with the youngsters!

You may PREREGISTER for this event to reserve your school supplies. Pre- Registration is available at Orange Christian Services and Lamar State College Orange. Limited registration will continue on the day of the event. All parents or legal guardians must be present with children and must bring proof of child’s enrollment in Orange County School. You can bring Student ID, report card and/or a letter from School. Vaccinations are free to students with CHIP and/or Medicaid (students must have valid card present at the day of the event) otherwise the cost is $20 for 1 Shot, $30 for 2 shots and $40 for 3 or more.

Preregistration dates are July 18th – July 21st , July 25th – July 28th / Monday-Thursday / 10:00am-1:30pm at Orange Christian Services located at 2518 W. Park Ave. Orange TX, 77630 Ph# 409-886-0938. Preregistration- July 23rd / Saturday / 8:00am-12:00pm noon at Lamar State College-Orange Student Center located at 410 W Front Ave, Orange TX, 77630, 409-883-7750.

For more Information about Back to School Orange County please go to, like us on Facebook @ backtoschoolorange, and consider a donation at Volunteers and donations are very much needed and always welcome. If you would like more information on how to volunteer or would like to drop off a donation, please contact Orange Christian Services located at 2518 W. Park Ave. Orange TX, 77630, Ph# 409-886-0938.