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Monroe County Family Coalition to Host Community Event on Sept. 3 at Mt. Olivet

Monroe County Family Coalition, Inc. (MCFC) will host its third annual back-to-school bash on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.

MCFC is collaborating with Family First Federal Credit Union Greece Branch as presenting sponsor, Mount Olivet Baptist Church, area businesses, and nonprofit organizations to help youth and families enjoy the last days of summer and get ready for the new school year.

At the event, community members will explore more than 30 vendor tables and participate in a backpack drive and raffle with an HP 14” Screen Laptop as the grand prize. Families will also be able to visit a video gaming truck, barber, and salon stations. The back-to-school bash will feature free food, interactive activities, entertainment, and a pet therapy station.

Dina Johnson, founder, and president of Monroe County Family Coalition, and a representative from Family First Credit Union will address attendees during the opening ceremony. The keynote speaker of the event is Senator Samra Brouk, Representing New York’s 55th District. Caswell Smith, LMSW, from Rochester City School District will appear as a guest speaker.

The event’s partners, supporters, and sponsors include 1st Player VideoGame Truck, 211/Goodwill Finger Lakes, NY, Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Big Daddy BBQ & Catering, BIPOC PEEEEEEK, Common Ground Health, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Face Painting - LaQuanda Brinson, Family First Credit Union, Fidelis Care, Foodlink, Girl Scouts of Western New York, Greater Rochester Parent Leadership Training Institute, Healthplex, Love Light & Yoga, LLC, Monroe County Children’s Office of Mental Health Outreach Team, Mount Olivet Baptist Church.

For more information and list of additional event partners, supporters, and sponsors visit

For further information about Monroe County Family Coalition, Inc. (MCFC), for more information.


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