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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

07/28/2022

LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HOSTING ANNUAL PROJECT KID CONNECT BACKPACK GIVEAWAY

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce its annual back-to-school festival and school supply giveaway. The event, known as Project Kid Connect, is being held on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office South Lake District Office, located at 15855 State Road 50 in Clermont.

Kids in attendance will be given a free backpack containing free school supplies. There will also be music, food and drinks, a dunk-a-deputy tank, face painting, and a rock wall to climb. Bicycle helmets will also be given out, but supplies are limited.

The purpose of this event is to bring kids and law enforcement together in a positive and fun atmosphere. As such, children must be present in order to receive a backpack and, as stated, supplies are limited. There is a limit of one backpack per child.

This event is being funded by the Lake County Sheriff’s Charities, Inc. The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend a sincere thank you to all those who have supported this charitable organization, thus making events like these possible.


Released by John Herrell

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