Back to School community celebration is Sunday

Sunday marks the second annual Back 2 School Community Day. The event is presented by MNPS/Antioch Cluster in partnership with the Dee Davis Foundation and The Pencil Foundation.

image010The event will be held outside at The Global Mall, 5252 Hickory Hollow Parkway, from noon to 5 p.m.

Activities will include a dunk tank, face painting, a DJ, a food truck, cotton candy, shaved ice, corn hole, pop shot basketball, an obstacle course, a dance contest, and much more. Feel free to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

At last check, 43 organizations were participating.

A variety of school supplies will be given away.

The Platinum Sponsor is Global Mall and the Gold Sponsor is Advanced Financial. Cricket, Walmart, and Smokehouse Signals BBQ are also sponsors.

Additional sponsors include The SE Branch Library, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, Juvenile Court-Metro Student Attendance Center, UT-Food Ext., ProHealth Community Health Center, TAADAS, Mental Health Cooperative,, Future X-Change, Inc., ADT, Conexion Americas, Lakeshore Christian Church, Damsel in Defense, and Middle TN Clues.