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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Wellington to Host "Back to School Drive-Thru Event"

Backpack filled with school supplies in front of colorful balloons

Wellington wants to ensure local students are prepared for a great start to the 2020/2021 school year. The Village will host a “Back-to-School Drive-Thru” event on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Village Park from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Registration is required. Students must be Wellington residents or attend a Wellington school in order to receive supplies. Registrations must be submitted through Eventbrite.com, at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellingtons-back-to-school-drive-thru-event-registration-113666339080. Please register early, as supplies are limited.

WHAT 
Wellington Back to School Drive-Thru Event

WHEN
August 15th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

WHERE
Village Park located at 11700 Pierson Rd
(Enter through 120th Ave. South)

Students registered for the event will receive a backpack and back-to-school supplies made possible through partnerships with our premier sponsor, the Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation, and our supporting community sponsors:

  • Wellington Community Foundation
  • Wellington Rotary Club
  • Humana
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Joe DiMaggio Children’s Specialty Center

Village Park will be closed to the general public until Noon on the day of the event in order to accommodate one-way traffic. The entrance for the event will be located off of 120th Ave S, with guests exiting the park at Pierson Road.

In an effort to make this a socially distanced and safe event, guests must stay in their vehicles. Wellington’s Community Services staff will enlist the help of local sponsors to place the supplies in each vehicle.

For additional information, contact Wellington’s Community Services Department at 561-791-4796.

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