The Sheriff’s Department is holding our fourth annual Badges and Backpack’s event presented by Banner Aetna. We want to provide students in Pima County with an all-inclusive event focused on equipping youth with a safe and healthy school year. We are thrilled to announce this year’s event has been elevated to include a health fair, brought to you by El Rio Health, and extracurricular family and youth activities. It will encompass all three exhibit halls (A-C) at the Tucson Convention Center!
COOKING AND EXERCISE DEMOS!
RAFFLE AND GIVEAWAYS!
FREE BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES- We will be giving away backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 2,000 school aged children (K-12) who attend the event, compliments of Banner Aetna.
HEALTH FAIR- El Rio will be on site to provide FREE Immunizations, Dental and Vision Screenings, On-site Nurses and Pediatricians, Get Moving Exercise Activities, Health Snacks Cooking Demonstrations
SAFETY STATION- to include, but not limited, to Fingerprinting, Anti-drug Task Force, Bicycle and Helmet Safety, Stranger Danger, Gun Safety.
FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES & PROMOTIONS- Fun to Read, Animal and Desert Explorer Activities, Arts & Crafts, Giveaways and Raffles. Local recreation organizations will also provide onsite activities and resources for youth.
For more information visit https://pimasheriff.org/department-services/badges-backpacks/