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Carthage Kiwanis Club to host Kids Shopping Day

Posted: Jul. 9, 2018 9:50 am

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Carthage Kiwanis Club will sponsor Kids Shopping Day -- an event that provides children with free clothing, a backpack, school supplies and a hair cut -- on Saturday, Aug. 11.

The event is open to children in the Carthage Elementary School District, pre-K through eighth grade, and will be held at the First Baptist Church Community Room, 601 Main Street.

Registration for the event is required. Registration forms can be picked up and dropped off at Hancock County Health Department, Memorial Hospital or any of the Memorial Medical Clinics in Carthage. The form can also be mailed to Carthage Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 94, Carthage, IL 62321.

Forms must be returned by Friday, July 13. For questions, call Kiwanis President Tim Parrish, 309-221-6780, or Ada Bair, 309-337-1064.

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