Free Family Summit/Job Fair
The Hickman Mills School District is hosting its free annual Family Summit including a job fair, health and dental clinics, mammograms, community resources and a kids zone from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Smith-Hale Middle School, 9010 Old Santa Fe Rd.
The job fair will include several area employers with current job openings and organizations that can provide job search advice.
Swope Health Services will provide basic health assessments, vision exams, hearing exams as needed, HIV screenings and immunization reviews on its mobile medical bus.
Hope Dental will provide a dental clinic for District students and their parents including exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and X-rays if needed.
Diagnostic Imaging Centers will provide mammograms through its mobile mammography program. Persons are requested to call 816-444-9989 for appointments and instructed to bring their health insurance cards, but walk-ins will be accepted.
A community resource fair will include over 50 local organizations that provide services to area residents.
Entertainment and childcare for children from pre-kindergarten through the 8th grade featuring Mad Science and other creative activities will be provided by the Local Investment Commission (LINC).
The event also will include free food, giveaways beginning at 12:30 p.m. and a free lunch and learn at 11 a.m. to help parents and guardians understand District sponsored technology.