CREC hosts 5th Annual Back to School Block Party

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(WTNH) — The 5th Annual Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) Back to School Block Party came to Hartford on Wednesday!

The CREC’s block party took place on Charter Oak Avenue. More than 2,500 Hartford residents joined CREC officials as they handed out 1,200 backpacks filled with school supplies.

CREC starts the new school year on August 28th.

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