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School Supply Giveaway is August 3

school-supply-giveaway900 W. 10th Street, Metropolis
Friday, August 3, 2018 ~ 5:00 p.m.

Need help gathering necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year? The employees of Harrah’s Metropolis, along with other local businesses and organizations are teaming up once again to distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations.

Individuals may stop by the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. to pick up items, while supplies last. Due to demand, adults without children present are limited to up to 3 students’ supplies. Once through, they may return to the back of the line for the chance to acquire more.

Dental Services, Any child is eligible for free dental cleanings.

Southern Seven Health Department will also be on hand offering vaccinations for individuals with medical cards and those who are private pay. There will be a vast array of information on hand as well as information on which car seat is appropriate for your child. Website

Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC) will be handing out drug awareness buttons among other supplies. Facebook

Local hair stylists are donating special offers and free haircuts. They will be giving out coupons that may be redeemed only once at one of the participating businesses.

“Beginning a new school year can be very stressful for both kids and parents. Our goal for this event is to make sure we help alleviate the stress and make their school year enjoyable,” says Chad Lewis, Advertising and Public Relations Supervisor for Harrah’s Metropolis. “A simple haircut alone can boost self-esteem and increase confidence when starting a new school year.”

School Supply Giveaway is July 28

school-supply-giveaway900 W. 10th Street, Metropolis
Friday, July 28, 2017 ~ 5:00 p.m.

Need help gathering necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year? The employees of Harrah’s Metropolis, along with other local businesses and organizations are teaming up once again to distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations.

Individuals may stop by the Metropolis Community Center beginning at 5 p.m. to pick up items, while supplies last. Due to demand, adults without children present are allowed up to 3 students’ supplies. Once through, they may return to the back of the line for the chance to acquire more.

Dental Safari Company, a mobile dentistry company specializing in children of all ages 0-18, will be on site offering dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants as needed. Any child is eligible and it is at no cost to the family. Dental Safari accepts Illinois medical card and all private insurance. Find them online at dentalsafaricompany.com or on Facebook.

Southern Seven Health Department will also be on hand offering vaccinations for individuals with medical cards and those who are private pay. There will be a vast array of information on hand as well as information on which car seat is appropriate for your child. Website

Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC) will be handing out drug awareness buttons among other supplies. Facebook

Local hair stylists are donating special offers and free haircuts. They will be giving out coupons that may be redeemed only once at one of the participating businesses.

“Beginning a new school year can be very stressful for both kids and parents. Our goal for this event is to make sure we help alleviate the stress and make their school year enjoyable,” says Chad Lewis, Advertising and Public Relations Supervisor for Harrah’s Metropolis. “Among the many offerings we have planned this year, I’m particularly excited to see some of the local hair stylists who jumped on board by offering their talents and services. A simple haircut alone can boost self-esteem and increase confidence when starting a new school year.”

School Supply Giveaway is July 23

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
School Supply Giveaway
5 p.m. –  while supplies last
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis

The employees of Harrah’s Metropolis, along with other local businesses and organizations are teaming up once again to distribute school supplies gathered through fundraising and donations.

Due to demand, adults without children present are allowed up to three students’ supplies. Once through, they may return to the back of the line for the chance to acquire
more. All children present will take priority at the front of the line at all times.

Dental Safari Company, a mobile dentistry company specializing in children of all ages 0-18, will be on site offering Dental Exams, Cleanings, Fluoride treatments and sealants as needed. Any child is eligible and it is at no cost to the family. Dental Safari accepts Illinois medical card and all private insurance. Find them online at dentalsafaricompany.com or on Facebook.

Southern Seven Health Department will also be on hand offering vaccinations for individuals with medical cards and those who are private pay. There will be a vast array of information on hand as well as information on which car seat is appropriate for your child.

The Massac County Drug Awareness Coalition (MCDAC), along with the Elk’s Drug Awareness Program, will have rulers, pencils, erasers, and coloring books and will be handing out drug awareness buttons among other supplies.

Along with the supplies and services being offered this year, local salons and barbers are generously donating one free haircut for each kids as well. They will be given coupon that may be redeemed only once to one of the participating businesses.

This year’s event is sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, Reed Electric, Silver Collections, Liberty Utilities, The Metropolis Planet, Dental Safari Company, MCDAC, Southern Seven Health Department, Palmer & Co. Barber Shop, Kelly’s Mane Image and Creative Trends Salon.

50’s Sock Hop is April 17

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Friday, April 17, 2015
50’s Sock Hop
6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis

The all-community dance features appetizers, drinks, and dancing benefiting Happy Hearts Senior Center. All ages are welcome for family friendly fun. Tickets are $5, children under 12 free. Drawings for door prizes every 30 minutes. Come enjoy the evening and help the meals on wheels program.

For information call the Senior Center at 618-524-9755 or email cynthiaconder@yahoo.com.

Garden Club Annual Plant Sale is April 13

 

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Garden Club Annual Plant Sale
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (or until the plants are gone)
Metropolis Community Center, 900 W. 10th St., Metropolis

Sale of perennials from club members’ gardens, a few annuals, and plant-related items. The plant sale is open to everyone. Free admission.

For more information, contact Anne Parmley at 618-524-9022 or anne.parmley@gmail.com.