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Mayor's 2nd annual 'Back to School Bash' planned for Aug. 12

KNOXVILLE (Aug. 12, 2013) – Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's second annual Back to School Bash was a big success.  The annual event is an opportunity for students and their families to get free school supplies and enjoy activities, free food, special programs, vendors and more.  More than 5,000 people attended this year's event. 

The second annual Back to School Bash was held from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 at the Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway.

An estimated 4,000 people attended last year’s event, so Mayor Burchett made the 2013 bash even bigger, with more space and more vendors offering school supplies.

The second annual Back to School Bash was sponsored by the Knoxville Expo Center, Star 102.1, CW20, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and Pilot Travel Centers. Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett’s Back to School Bash was free and open to the public.


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