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By Gini Davis
Community Editor 

It's a party!

School-gear giveaway in 15th year


August 15, 2019


Back-to-school necessities, food and fun aplenty greeted families at Creswell's 15th annual Party in the Park last weekend in Holt Park.

Within two hours, 290 of 320 free backpacks stuffed with school supplies were given to local K-12 students. The remainder, plus additional empty backpacks, will be donated to Creswell School District to be distributed to students as needed, said co-organizer Janet Greenough of Creswell Faith Center.

Additionally, about 50 kids received fresh new looks from stylists from local shops and co-organizer Alisha Charles offered free books and "mom gifts," such a...

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