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FREE Attractions And Annual First Day Festival
Dated: August 15 2015
As children and families say goodbye to summer break and round the corner of the approaching 2015-2016 school season, they are invited to join in the back to school festivities that August brings every year. Local individuals and businesses fund this fun-filled family afternoon that provides some great free attractions, instructional exhibits on healthy eating and education, student support services, and even free school supplies.
The 13th Annual First Day Festival will be held Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Liberty Square at the SC Aquarium and the Charleston Maritime Center from 1:00-4:00 pm. There are a number of FUN and FREE events set to take place including:
Admission into the SC Aquarium
Tours of Ft. Sumter Museum
Health and Wellness exhibits
Create your own shaved ice with Kona Ice!
We will also have entertainment in Liberty Square and expect several local mascots to make an appearance!
2015 Honor Roll
We greatly appreciate the contributions from the community, financial, in-kind and donations, and are pleased to add to our growing list of 2015 Honor Roll Partners!
Partners to date:
Bank of America
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Family First Chiropractic
Charleston County Environmental Management
Charleston County Government
Charleston County School District
Charleston Maritime Center
Charleston Water System
City of North Charleston
Communities in Schools
Durham School Services
Family First Chiropractic
Hawkes Learning Systems
Historic Charleston FoundationHubner Manufacturing Corporation
Keep Charleston Beautiful
Limehouse Produce Company
Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens
Points of Light and the Allstate Foundation
Robert Bosch Corporation
Roper St. Francis HealthCare
SC Bar Young Lawyers Division
Select HealthSmiling Oak Dentistry
Sotera Defense Solutions
South Carolina State Ports Authority
Teachers' Supply ClosetTidelands Bank
Contact Kadie Huey at 843 965-4190 to find out how your business can become a 2015 Honor Roll Partner!
How You Can Get Involved
The success of the First Day Festival is dependent upon collaborative partnerships and extraordinary community support. Our partners provide financial, in-kind and volunteer support for the First Day Festival. Organizations that show support in one or more of the following ways are recognized on the First Day Festival Honor Roll.
Please help us spread the word of the First Day Festival! There are endless ways you can contribute to this wonderful event, some of which include:
Becoming a business/honor roll partner with a contribution
Posting posters and promoting the First Day Festival at your business/organization
Collecting/donating school supplies to be distributed at the First Day Festival
Volunteering before or the day of the Festival
Getting involved in our schools -- call us to connect with your neighborhood school
About Dan Lorentz, ABR, CRS, Founder & Team Leader of Greater Charleston Properties: Founder and Team Leader of the Greater Charleston Properties Team, Dan Lorentz, has lived in the Charleston, SC ....