Hickory – The Hickory Police and Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Departments are excited to present the first-ever Back to School Supply Drive-Through on Saturday, August 15, starting at 10 a.m. outside of Brown Penn Recreation Center on Third Street SW.

School supplies will be distributed for children on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last, in a drive-through format.  Children must be present in order to receive supplies.

Vehicles should enter the drive-through line from Eighth Avenue Drive SW, turning onto Third Street SW and exiting onto Seventh Avenue SW.  A map is available on the event’s Facebook listing: www.facebook.com/events/1664489063707531/.

The Back to School Supply Drive-Through event is sponsored by Kelly Jones of Thrivent Financial and Walmart, with additional contributions from St. Stephens Lutheran Church & School, U-Haul, Purposed for Success Outreach, Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), Mike Johnson’s Hickory Toyota, and Everett Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac.