The City of Gaithersburg Educational Enrichment Committee,in conjunction with the Division of Community Services, announces the kick-offa school supply collection drive. Several years ago the Committee conducted asurvey of educators and found that supplies for teachers and students are muchneeded during the mid- and latter parts of the school year. As part of theGREAT program (Gaithersburg Recognizing Educational Achievement Today), thecommittee is collecting school supplies for distribution to Gaithersburg area schools in the spring.
Items specifically identified by local educators include:
2-and 3-inch binders
Notebooks,notebook dividers and folders
Blueand green construction paper and notebook paper
Regularand colored pencils and small sharpeners
Red and blue pens
Crayons,twistable crayons and markers
Dryerase markers and erasers
Glue bottles and glue sticks
Scissors(especially for lefties)
Handsoap/ hand sanitizer
Donations may be brought to the Community Servicesoffice in the Wells/Robertson House facility at 1 Wells Avenue (next to City Hall)between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from March 16 to April1. Please contact Community Services Division Chief Maureen Herndon at firstname.lastname@example.org,301-258-6395 x1 or visit the City’s website at www.gaithersburgmd.gov/communityservicesfor more information.