Back to School Event At Shorter College

Published 08/09 2014 07:13PM

Updated 08/09 2014 07:15PM

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Music and a free raffle brought dozens of people together at Shorter College today.

Despite the rain, folks in North Little Rock piled into the college's gymnasium for fun activities and  food.

College staff members raffled off school supplies and two brand new bicycles.

Organizers say it's a great way to bring the community and college together.

President of Shorter College, Jerome Green, said, "We think an investment in the community is what matters. So we want to invest so that gives us an opportunity so we can have more young people to work with,"

Organizers also offered free mental health exams and voter registration at the event.

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