Governor’s office to host back-to-school fair in Natchitoches


Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the Governor’s Office of Community Programs will host several back-to-school community fairs across the state to meet the needs of students and families. The events will provide free school supplies, connect families with resources and have food and fun for all ages.
In Natchitoches the event will be from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 30 at City Park.
“Ensuring our students have the proper supplies and other essentials allows them to stay active and engaged as they begin the new school year,” said Gov. Edwards. “My office and community leaders are working together to set our students and their families up for success, and I encourage Louisianans to take advantage of the events in their areas.”
“When our students have the supplies and resources they need, they are able to walk into the new school year feeling strong and confident,” said Dr. Chaunda Mitchell, deputy chief of staff for the Governor’s Office of Community Programs. “In partnership with local communities, these back-to-school events will be a spring board for students success this