Mayor Schedules Back to School Event

Mansfield’s new Mayor Thomas Jones is planning a back to school backpack drive on Sunday, July 31st.  The town is seeking donations of school supplies for local students.

Jones said, “Lets show just how much we support our students. It’s time to start our quest to unify our city. Please bring donations to City Hall.”

The donation list includes pens and pencils. Markers, folders, crayons, glue, calculators, highlighters, and just about any other school supplies you can think of.  Take your items to City Hall prior to the end of the month.

The Backpack Drive will be held at the old Walmart parking lot on Washington Avenue.  It begins at 6:00 pm on July 31st.  There will be food and games, snow cones, waterslide and bounce house, and more.  The evening will conclude with a firework show at 9:00 pm.

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