Habersham to host 3rd annual Back to School Rally, donation drive

Habersham Marketplace will host its monthly First Friday Event on September 6th and will be celebrating the beginning of the school year with its “Rock the Block Back 2 School Rally” from 5 to 830pm.  Visitors are encouraged to bring school supply donations that are provided to area students in financial need. Bring your donations the day of the event or deposit them in a box located in the Habersham hosts 3rd annual Rock the Block Back to School RallyHabersham Post Office starting September 1st.

Dr. Jeffrey Moss, the new Superintendent of Schools, will be on hand as well as Geri Kinton, a member of the Board of Education and a Habersham resident.

Enjoy a performance by the Shanklin choir and check out some fantastic artwork by local students.  A picnic table, painted by the students to be used in Shanklin Elementary School’s courtyard will be also on display.

This is part of the first phase of a beautification plan for the courtyard being worked on by a group of Habersham residents called “Friends of Shanklin.”  They have been working closely with Celeste Lavan, principal, to identify ways to assist the staff and students in the upcoming year.

If interested in joining “Friends of Shanklin,” please contact Cindy Collins at cincollins@gmail.com or 843-379-3844. Donations to the Beautification of Shanklin’s Courtyard and other projects will gratefully be accepted. There will also be sign-up for future volunteer opportunities during the event.

The evening’s schedule includes a Street Fair, featuring various local food and drink vendors. and DJ William White will provide entertainment.

Habersham hosts 3rd annual Rock the Block Back to School Rally