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Elkhart Education Foundation's Kick Off Classic presented by Centier Bank

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Organization:

Elkhart Education Foundation

When:

Date:
August 24, 2019
Time:
5 pm

Where:

Central Park
Corner of High St. and Waterfall Drive
Elkhart, IN 46516

Details:

Celebrate Back to School with Kick Off Classic Join Elkhart Education Foundation for FREE family event on August 24 at Central Park FREE admission with donation of school supply Elkhart, Indiana – Don’t miss the city’s biggest back to school party! The Elkhart Education Foundation welcomes kids of all ages and their families to the 5th Annual Elkhart Education Foundation Kick Off Classic. Presented by Centier Bank, this city-wide back to school event is has something for everyone. Central Park in beautiful Downtown Elkhart will host this year’s event. Guests of all ages will enjoy a family carnival, games, live music and a superhero-themed golf cart parade, culminating in the all-city pep rally. The popular Lip Sync Battle returns yet again! The Lip Sync Battle give students the opportunity to win money for their school, team, or club. Student prizes include 1st place-$1000, 2nd place- $500, 3rd place-$250. New this year is a participation prize of $100 to every team. Elkhart Community Schools staff can enter for a chance to win a catered lunch! New attractions this year include a Cornhole Tournament at Civic Plaza, open to adult and youth teams for a $20 entry fee. A Demonstration Tent featuring presentations by the ECS robotics team and other ECS clubs! Other new additions include Touch a Truck activities, Thor RV walk-throughs, along with a Superhero Meet and Greet and photo booth! The All City Pep Rally caps off the evening with a battle of the marching bands and celebration of the fall athletic teams. The entry fee for this FUN family-friendly event is one new school supply per person. Collected school supplies will be distributed throughout the Elkhart Community School district via the nonprofit’s new Schoolhouse Supply Store. The most requested school supplies are notebooks, pencils, dry erase markers, pens, highlighters, crayons, loose-leaf paper, and scissors. “This is our favorite day of the year. Seeing students, families, faculty and the community come together to celebrate a positive start to the school year makes us all remember that we are One City with One Mission: a great place for our kids to learn and grow!” says Ashley Boling Molyneaux, Executive Director, Elkhart Education Foundation Elkhart Education Foundation’s Kick Off Classic Presented by Centier Bank Saturday, August 24th 5-9 PM at Central Park, Corner of High St. and Waterfall Drive, Elkhart, IN 46516 ENTRY FEE: One New School Supply www.OneCityOneMission.org/events This event would not be possible without our sponsors: Centier Bank, Comcast, Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Kem Krest, First State Bank, Boling Vision Center, Alicks Home Medical and TCU. About the Elkhart Education Foundation The Elkhart Education Foundation was founded in 2014 and has distributed more than $1,000,000 back into the Elkhart schools since then impacting more than 12,000+ students. The Elkhart Education Foundation ignites the power of community, connects generous hearts with education, and provides the resources needed for EVERY child to excel inside and outside of the classroom through extraordinary learning experiences. They award grants for innovative teaching projects, extra-curricular activities and character building special programs to the teachers and students of Elkhart Community Schools. For more information, please visit www.OneCityOneMission.org.

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