The Indiana State Police and the Plymouth F.O.P. #195 will be conducting the 10th Annual Pack-a-Backpack at the Plymouth Wal-Mart, located on U.S. 30, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Police will be collecting school supplies such as glue, scissors, crayons, backpacks, folders, paper, markers, erasers, pencils, and rulers, commented ISP Lt. James Strong. The supplies will be given to children in need who attend the Plymouth, LaVille, Culver, Triton, Argos, and Bremen school systems.
Beginning Saturday, July 28, the public can drop off the donated supplies at WTCA, the Plymouth Moose Lodge, the Plymouth Dollar General by Kroger, Fernbaugh’s Jewelers, Opie’s Deli, Wrench General and Wal-Mart in Plymouth.
Parents interested in receiving a backpack or other school supplies for their child(ren) should contact their school counselor for an application. Applications will be available to the parents during school registration.
Questions can be directed to Lt. Strong at the Bremen Post, 574-546-4900.