Reps. Bennett, Carter and Kendrick to host “Back to School Zone”

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State Representatives Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain), Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) and Dar’shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia) will host their “Back to School Zone” on Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Redan Recreation Center, 1839 Phillips Road, Lithonia.

The event will feature a teen job fair, NFL helmet safety clinic, free sports physicals and music by DJ Black.

Ian Holmes, Southeast regional manager of USA Football NFL Foundation, will speak to parents and coaches at 10 a.m. regarding helmet and equipment safety for young football players. There will be a guest appearance by former Atlanta Falcon Dewey McClain.

The teen job fair is an opportunity for teens to meet with prospective employers, hear information regarding job etiquette and to hear from inspiring motivational speakers as well.

WHO:           Rep. Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain)

Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia)

Rep. Dar’Shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia)


WHAT:           “Back to School Zone”


WHEN:         Saturday, July 29, 2017

10 a.m. – 1:00 p..m.


WHERE:       Redan Recreation Center

1839 Phillips Road

Lithonia, GA 30058


Organizers say the event promises to be both fun and informative. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. For more information call 404-656-0202 or email

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