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‘Back to School Bash' set for Aug. 8

Posted: 07/15/15, 12:12 PM EDT by the News-Herald

On Aug. 8, the Lake County General Health District, the Salvation Army and other local organizations are holding the third annual Back to School Bash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harvey High School, 200 W. Walnut Ave. in Painesville.

This event will include free haircuts for adults and children, books, clothing, sports physicals, cholesterol screenings, blood pressure screenings, immunizations, food distribution, and other services available to help families get ready for school.

“This is a time to improve the overall health of the community and have the children get off to a good start,” said Kathy Milo, director of Health Promotion and Planning at the Health District. 

The Health District is also seeking volunteers for the event. Those who would like to volunteer for all or part of the day can contact Cathy Bevan at 440-350-2442 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For families who are in need of school supplies, applications will be accepted and are available by calling the Salvation Army at 440-354-3774.  For more information, visit or call 440-350-2447 or 440-357-2008.