(Backpack Saturday is coming)…Imperial Valley McDonald’s Restaurants will be giving away Backpacks.
It will be this Saturday. Backpacks will go to the first 100 kids, beginning at 8:00 am Saturday. Participating in Backpack Saturday will be the McDonald’s on 4th Street and Imperial Avenue in El Centro, on East 1st Street and Imperial Avenue in Calexico, and the Main Street location in Brawley. Health and Safety Fairs will also be held at the Imperial Avenue McDonalds in El Centro, The Imperial Avenue McDonalds in Calexico and the Main Street McDonalds in Brawley. The McDonalds at Wal-Mart is not participating. At the Health and Safety Fairs, Local community service organizations, including local fire departments, community health centers and dental groups will be providing resource information and children’s activities on site to promote healthy lifestyles, wellness and safety. Joe Johnson and Jose Leon, the Imperial Valley McDonald’s owners say the annual Backpack Saturday helps kids and families get excited for the start of the new school year and it gets them ready to learn.