A big thank you goes to Amerigroup who has contributed 1,000 backpacks for this event. We are also grateful to the many local businesses and organizations that have generously contributed school supplies to fill the backpacks. Backpacks will be given away to children and youth in Grades K-12. Children must be present to claim their backpack.
Mae Simmons Community and Senior Centers are located at 2004 Oak Avenue (East 23rd and Oak Avenue). Hours for the Community Center are Monday-Friday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Senior Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 767-2700 or 767-2708.
(Press release by the City of Lubbock)