JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
August 2, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR & FUN FEST TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2023
JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish Councilman Byron L. Lee of District 3, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health’s (LDH) Region 1 Office of Public Health (Greater New Orleans Area), will host a Back to School Fair & Fun Fest on Saturday, August 5, 2023 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Johnny Jacobs Playground, located at 5851 5th Ave. in Marrero.
“We are thrilled to host a Back to School Fair & Fun Fest to provide additional resources to families in our community as the start of the new school year approaches,” said Councilman Lee. “I would like to thank LDH’s Region 1 Office of Public Health for helping us put together this very special event.”
The Back to School Fair & Fun Fest will include a health and resource fair, free school supplies, haircuts, raffles, kids games, food, vaccinations, health screenings, WIC services, Martial Arts, and more. There will be available information and resources from participating Jefferson Parish departments and many partner organizations, including resources from Acadian Ambulance, Jefferson Parish Libraries, JeffCAP Head Start and JPRD.
This event is free and open to families of K-12 students. The student must be present to access free school supplies, which will be available while they last. For questions, please contact Councilman Lee’s office at 504-736-6591 or 504-364-2603.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on social media (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
JPALERT – SIGN UP TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY ALERTS
Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO