TTU hosts biggest ever Back to School Fiesta - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/31/10

TTU hosts biggest ever Back to School Fiesta

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Texas Tech University will host the Back to School Fiesta from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday (July 31) at the United Spirit Arena on 18th Street and Flint Avenue. The free community event celebrates its 10th year with a larger venue and added activities, including an outdoor carnival complete with a bounce house, obstacle course and putt-putt.

Participants will receive free book bags filled with school supplies for students. Other activities include a community fair featuring South Plains organizations, a health fair, guest speakers, college workshops in English and Spanish, free food, entertainment and a chance to win prizes.

Community partners include: the Texas Tech Office of the President, Sam's Club, Workforce Solutions South Plains, Sonic Drive-in, Wal-Mart, Texas Tech Student Government Association, AimBank and Vista Bank. The event is organized by the Office of Community Engagement within the Texas Tech Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement.

Visit the website for more information: www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/communityengagement/btsf.php

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