Perry Central to host annual back-to-school cookout Aug. 2

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LEOPOLD – The annual Perry Central back-to-school cookout will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 in the school cafetorium.
It will feature “getting ready for school” booths and activities hosted by school and community organizations and businesses.
There will be entertainment by the Perry Central band during the cookout, bus rides for new preschoolers and the Perry Central cheerleaders will perform.
Free hot dogs will be provided by German American and lemonade will be served. Book rental and school registration will be open until 7:30 p.m.
Family Outreach Director Jackie Colucci said “the annual event draws close to a thousand people who come to enjoy getting together with friends and visiting the booths. The kids get to meet their new teachers and see their classrooms.”
Following the cookout, the Perry Central Captains Club will hold a dance for students in fifth through eighth grades. Cost is $5 each.