July 18-24, 2018
14TH ANNUAL TARRANT COUNTY
BACK TO SCHOOL ROUNDUP IS THURSDAY, AUG. 9,
AT WILL ROGERS MEMORIAL CENTER; ELIGIBLE FAMILIES MUST PRE-REGISTER BY AUG. 7 TO ATTEND Free one-stop shop to provide school supplies for approximately 10,000 qualifyingTarrant County children, plus dental, health and vision screenings, sports physicals, immunizations, haircuts, information, services and more Calling Tarrant County families! Don’t forget that pre-registration is required to attend the 14th-annual Tarrant County Back To School Roundup, presented by Walmart, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Will Rogers Memorial Center’s Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall (3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76107). Families must meet eligibility guidelines and pre-register by Aug. 7 to attend the event. Families can pre-register online through July 9 or at preregistration events being held throughout Tarrant County. Roundup - a one-stop shopping experience to prepare the entire family for school - will provide free school supplies to pre-registered students in pre-K through 12th grade who meet specific eligibility requirements, plus health, dental and vision screenings, sports physicals, immunizations, haircuts, and information on education, health and social services. Pre-K through 5th grade students will receive a free backpack.
Free parking is available at Farrington Field. Additional parking is available for $10 at the Memorial Center. Only eligible Tarrant County families who have pre-registered by Aug. 7 will be admitted into Roundup. (No walk-ups the day of the event.) In order to pre-register, participants must be students ages 3-18 who reside in Tarrant County and meet the 2018 Federal Poverty Income guidelines. Qualification requirements include a photo ID, proof of Tarrant County residency and proof of income. The presenting sponsor is Walmart, and the major sponsor is Sid W. Richardson Foundation. Other sponsors are American Airlines; Amerigroup; Big City Crushed Concrete; BNSF Railway; Cigna; CocaCola Southwest Beverages; Collective Brewing Company; Cook Children’s Health Plan; First Financial Bank; JPS Health Network; KLM Real Estate; Linebarger Attorneys at Law; MetroPCS; Old Republic; Origin Bank; Texas Health Resources; The Ryan Foundation; TXU Energy; Tzu Chi Buddhist Foundation; UNT Health Science Center; and UPS. Community partners are Essilor Vision Foundation; Fort Worth ISD; Frost Bank; Half Price Books; Immunization Collaboration of Tarrant County; Medstar Emergency Medical Services; Ogle School of Hair and Nails - Arlington; Ogle School of Hair and Nails - Hurst; Ogle School of Hair and Nails - Fort Worth; Tarrant County Medical Society Alliance Foundation; Tarrant County Public Health; Texas A&M University College of Dentistry; and United Way of Tarrant County/2-1-1.
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