Big Backpack Event gets Lee County kids ready for school

Lee County kids got prepared for the upcoming school year at the Big Backpack Event. 

More than 2,000 students received free backpacks, school supplies and haircuts.

Big Backpack Event gets Lee County kids ready for school

A special thanks to the dignitaries who attended the event today to volunteer and meet the community in attendance.  Representatives from the city of Fort Myers, Lee County school board, Sheriff’s office and fire department were on hand to help.