By Charlotte Underwood

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Express Employment has partnered with CASA of Campbell County to host a school supply drive, which has been extended to an Aug. 1 deadline. That’s next Tuesday.

“We are thankful Express Employment chose to team with CASA of Campbell County for Tools for School which will supply much needed school supplies for kids that are in foster care served by the Campbell County CASA Program,” according to CASA Director Jan Jones. 

On Sat., Aug. 5, Express Employment will host a back to school party for the CASA kids and families complete with food, fun and games at The Dewey Hunter Center at 802 South 4th Street in LaFollette. The event will last from 11 am till 2 pm, at which time each child will receive school supplies to get them equipped as they begin their new school year.

“Individuals and businesses are encouraged to help support this much needed event by making monetary donations. We will be happy to shop for you or by purchasing items and dropping them off anytime between now and Aug. 1,” Jones said. 

School supply items can also be dropped off at Express Employment at 1907 Old Jacksboro Highway, Suite 2, in Jacksboro or at the CASA office at 165 East Street in Jacksboro or by calling Express Employment at 423-566-0089 or the CASA office at 423-562-2700. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/26/2023-6AM)