August 9, 2018

Mars Backpack Giveaway helps children prepare for new school year...

Mars, The Arkansas CW and 40/29 gave away 600 backpacks during a 3 hour event.  Families were able to spin for prizes, had a chance to win bikes, check out a fire engine, entertainment, free ice cream and get free hair cuts.  We want to wish our community a great school year!

Thank you to all our sponsors and vendors who continue to  donate each year and make the children of our community a priority, your dedication and service continue to make this a successful event.  The Cave and Designer Barber offered FREE haircuts on location!  Entertainment was provided by Fun City Pizza, Free Ice Cream from Freddy’s Frozen Custard, and 6 bikes given away to kids at event from Pacific Cycle.  Plus, free books from Disney's "Magic of Storytelling" presented by McLarty Daniel, Rogers Fire Department and Free Identity kits from the Rogers Police Department. 

We also want to thank the companies whose donation of items for the backpacks made this event possible: Walmart, Crayola, Elmer's Glue, McDonalds, NWA Community Clinic,  Arby's and The Cave.  Check out the video and gallery below.