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By Thomas Schmitt
Correspondent 

Hollidaysburg Business Offers Backpacks Filled with School Supplies

 

Last updated 7/27/2020 at 2:26pm

Thomas Schmitt

On July 26, Hollidaysburg Verizon Wireless Zone at 420 Blair St. held his annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, through which the store had 180 backpacks filled with school supplies to hand out to local students. The business was hoping to give away the 1,000th backpack this year.

On Sunday, July 26, John Russell, owner of the Hollidaysburg Verizon Wireless Zone at 420 Blair St., held the annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway, through which the store had 180 backpacks filled with school supplies to hand out to local students.

Thomas Benjamin, manager of the Hollidaysburg Verizon Wireless Zone, said each backpack was filled with a folder, notebook, ruler, pencil, pencil holder, and glue stick. Benjamin said the business had promoted the event through WTAJ-TV, its Facebook page, Instagram, and other forms of social media. Benjamin told the Herald that normally he has f...



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