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Back to School Buzz

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 8:00 AM
Janet Wright (left) tries to make a selection of a set of khakis from street vendor Jerome Brown along Pechon Street, downtown Kingston, on Wednesday August 12.

As the lazy days of summer come to a close and parents face the expenses related to shopping for the return of their children to school, Kirk Distributors Limited (KDL) has decided to boost these preparations by offering a day of fun, deals and discounts with its 'Back 2 School Buzz'.

This will be take place on Saturday, August 29 at the Pechon Street car park between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., KDL will be treating shoppers in downtown Kingston to a host of complimentary services, as well as special deals and discounts through participating stores.

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The day's events will include sampling, live cooking demonstrations, skin analysis, free dental checks and tips, kiddie's corner, free haircut for boys under 15 years of age, deals and discounts in participating stores among other activities, including games and giveaways.

Product manager at Kirk Distributors, Tashana Davis, says her company decided to partner with its brands and customers to give shoppers a break in these hard times. She noted, "The main objective of this activity is to treat our downtown shoppers as they gear up for the new school year. We know times are hard and some parents find it extremely difficult to find their way with back-to-school preparations. as such, we want to assist as best as possible, while offering special deals and discounts via our customers in the area."

Kirk Distributors represents several leading international brands, including Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Listerine, Clorox, Voortman, J. P. Foods, Farco Rapid Kill, Coffee Traders, Crystal Spring and Lovable Diapers.