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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) – The City of Sylvester and its leaders are trying to build a stronger bridge into the community in hopes of reaching the youth and encouraging them to further their education.

Saturday St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in hosted a Education Bash at the Henry Hall Recreation Department.

There was food and fun, but the focus was on education.

College recruiters were on hand and students got to meet first responders. Organizers also handed out free school supplies during the bash.

"The supplies are wonderful, and we appreciate them making that possible for our students the even greater thing is that we're coming together as a community to work for our children," said Barbara Thomas, Superintend, Worth County Schools.

"We want them to know their future is very important to us and to strive for excellence," said Tashoma Hosley, Event Coordinator.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church say they hope to make this an annual event.

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