Annual ‘Back to School’ drive cruises into the Copper Basin

school drive_0802.tif

It’s time for the children to gather up their gear and head back to school. Pens, pencils, pocket protectors for the trendy, notebook paper, notebooks in which to entrap the paper, and all manner of little niceties are needed for all sorts of children, some of whom need help to obtain the necessaries.

The Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual back to school drive, to address the need of students who are availing themselves of our fine education system, but, who are a little lacking in the funds necessary to have the materials by which to best write down their well thought out answers. Supplies are being collected to hand out to local school children in the Copper Basin area.

Mark Ramos, manager of the Bank of the West in Kearny, got the ball rolling with a large donation of school supplies. He’s banking on the hope that other folks in the Copper Basin will follow his lead and make their donations as well.

Anyone interested in contributing may drop off their donations at Town of Hayden and Winkelman, Bank of the West, Gordon’s IGA and the Chamber office. Monetary donations will also be accepted and appreciated. Please contact the Chamber at 520- 363-7607 or angela@copperbasinaz.com.

Supplies will be available on August 2, starting at 11 a.m., on a first come first serve basis.

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Sunday ‘Macros’ Photography Class and September Hours at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

    12 hours ago
    by

    By popular demand, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park has extended summer hours of 6am-2pm through the end of September, allowing […]


    Jr. Panthers Expect Turnaround Season

    August 20th, 2014
    by

    The Jr. Panthers’ football team was winless in 2013. Head coach Manuel Ortega knows his team has the discipline and […]


    Panthers 2014 Varsity Football Schedule

    August 20th, 2014
    by

    With the 2014 football season quickly approaching, we are proud to announce the Superior Sun will provide game coverage each […]


    Hambly announces Students of the Week

    August 19th, 2014
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 School has announced its Students of the Week for the week of Aug.


  • Stories Just For You

    Pastor’s Corner: Not My Way

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Pastor Joe Palmer Fellowship Baptist Church The song I think of when I think of Frank Sinatra is, “My […]


    Kearny Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically […]


    Jr. Bearcats end season undefeated and champions

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Ray Jr. High 8th Grade girls’ basketball team finished its season undefeated while […]


    Lady Bearcats get important win against Wildcats

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Bearcats girls’ basketball team put itself in good position to secure a sectional […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin