'Stuff the Bus' campaign comes to Decatur, Gravette

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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Jerry Cavness, area United Way coordinator, placed a stuff the bus collection box in the lobby of the Arvest Bank in Gravette. Pictured on the left is bank president Jim Singleton and on the right is financial services representative Mai Kia Vang-Thao. United Way is collecting school supplies for students in need in Gravette and Decatur. Arvest Bank is one of many collection sites.

Jerry Cavness, area United Way coordinator, placed a stuff the bus collection box in the lobby of the Arvest Bank in Gravette. Pictured on the left is bank president Jim Singleton and on the right is financial services representative Mai Kia Vang-Thao. United Way is collecting school supplies for students in need in Gravette and Decatur. Arvest Bank is one of many collection sites.
Photo by Janelle Jessen

United Way of Northwest Arkansas is planning a Stuff the Bus Campaign in Decatur and Gravette to ensure students have the school supplies they need to be successful. Stuff the Bus Campaigns have been held in northwest Arkansas for a number of years, parking school buses outside Walmart stores to be filled with supplies. The program was brought to Decatur for the first time last year and is expanding to include Gravette this year, area coordinator Jerry Cavness said.


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School News, Pages 11 on 07/06/2011

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