Community Connections Day, a free service fair for Clare County residents, is being held on Tuesday, Aug. 23, to help prepare youth for the return to school.
Backpacks and school supplies will be available to children free of charge. Parents/guardians must pre-register their children for backpacks by calling (989) 539-4262. Also available to children will be haircuts, a mobile dentist visit and immunizations. Health screenings, lunch and drinks and a food box will be free to all.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clare County Fairgrounds. Patrons can get free transportation with 24-hour notice; register by calling (989) 539-4262.