Colonial Hills UMC Blessing of the Backpacks

  • Colonial Hills United Methodist Church 5247 Vance Jackson Road San Antonio, TX, 78230 United States

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Contact: Cynthia Duvall
Administrative Coordinator
cynthia@chumc.org
210-349-2401 Ext. 234

Colonial Hills UMC Hosts Blessing of Backpacks,
Free Backpacks and School Supplies While Supplies Last

What:       
 Colonial Hills UMC will host a community event with free school
        supplies, backpacks (while supplies last) and health resources from
        community sponsors. 

When:         
Saturday, August 6, 2016
 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Where:         
Colonial Hills United Methodist Church
5247 Vance Jackson
San Antonio, Texas 78230

Who:         
American Heart Association — Blood pressure checks & text messaging
SA Christian Dental Clinic — Oral hygiene care & information to qualify for care
Cute Smiles 4 Kids — Spin wheel game for oral hygiene info, Medicaid, and transportation
Devlyn Optical — Free screening and evaluations for children & adults + free pair of glasses
Huebner Family Pharmacy — Drug information and immunization appointments
Communicare Health Centers — WIC Program, information about the many services available
San Antonio Food Bank — Healthy snacking
Impact Urgent Care — Concussion information — Evan Ratner. M.D
Natural Grocers — Meal planning

Why:         
Colonial Hills UMC is hosting a community event open to the public. They are providing breakfast tacos, music and a bounce house for children on Saturday morning. Free backpacks and school supplies will be handed out while they last. Community sponsors will be providing free health resources, information and screenings. 

As disciples of Jesus Christ, Colonial Hills UMC is called to radiate God’s                 healing and transforming love and grace to all people.

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