LOUISBURG — The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce hosts a luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 16 for new educators coming into the Franklin County School system. The town of Franklinton will sponsor the luncheon.
Each year these teachers receive goody bags with items donated by area businesses and individuals. Items that have been donated in the past were pencils, pens, notepads, paper, construction paper, file folders, toothbrushes and toothpaste, paper towels, markers and notebooks.
This year approximately 125 new teachers will start their careers in Franklin County. If planning to donate, 125 of each item is needed. These teachers are beginning their careers and are most appreciative of the items they receive.
Bring the supplies by the Chamber office at 112 East Nash Street in Louisburg or call the Chamber at 919-496-3056 to schedule a pick-up. Deadline for items is Thursday, Aug. 4.