BAY MINETTE, Alabama -- Hundreds of students were blessed at the Back to School Bash, held Saturday, Aug. 3, at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center in Bay Minette.
The event was sponsored by Chosen Youth Outreach and included entertainment, refreshments and a time to prayer over students, educators and parents.
Following a worship service, the students made their way around the booths set up by local churches and organizations to pick out free school supplies.
Among those giving away school supplies included Foster/Adoptive Parents Association of Baldwin County, Stone Deliverance, Trinity Chapel Tate Chapel, Fresh Revelation, BMB Rockets, Abundant Life, First Presbyterian, New Jerusalem, New Life Baptist, New Hope, Baldwin County Archives, Saint Matthews, Saint Luke and Mutual Aid.
In addition, Bay Minette Public Library gave away free books and a Teachers’ Corner, funded by an anonymous source, provided gifts for educators.