The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office hosted a back-to-school fair at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building where 600 backpacks filled with supplies were gifted to students for the upcoming school year.
Attendees received backpacks filled with necessary school supplies such as notebooks, folders, pencils and more as well as informational materials with details on how to plan and save for higher education through the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office.
In addition to the supplies and resources, attendees also received back-to-school immunizations, free ice cream and prizes totaling over $1,000 that were raffled off throughout the event.
“We are honored to be able to assist students and their families get the tools they need to make this upcoming school year a success,” said Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine. “Seeing the smiling faces of the families in attendance was truly heartwarming. I’d like to thank all our community partners for their support in making this event a success.”
The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office hosted the event with support from the following community partners: After School All-Stars Las Vegas, Boy & Girls Club of Southern Nevada, Clark County School District, The City of Las Vegas, Immunize Nevada, Smith’s Pharmacy, Power 88.1 KCEP-FM, Clark County School District Engagement Unit, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Parenting Project, Clark County School District Police Department, The City of Las Vegas Parks & Recreation, Project 150, Safekey, UNLV School of Dental Medicine, UNLV Educational Outreach, Las Vegas Urban League and the YMCA.
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About the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office
The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office is responsible for several critical State functions, including State banking and transaction management; investment and debt portfolio management; collecting and returning unclaimed property; and administering a number of college savings and scholarship programs.
The State Treasurer is elected by the people to a four-year term. Zach Conine is the current State Treasurer. For questions or more information, please email email@example.com or call 702-486-6980.