City to host TPSD appreciation picnic

8Y2Q_djournal_education_school_bus_buses_stockTUPELO – The public is invited to an appreciation picnic for Tupelo Public School District staff on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairpark. Hosts will be the City of Tupelo and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“I am very proud to show support for our dedicated educators by helping to host the TPSD Staff Appreciation Picnic on Tupelo’s front porch at Fairpark,” said Mayor Jason Shelton. “The Tupelo Public School District is our most valuable asset as a community. I am honored to be a part of celebrating their accomplishments.”

Events will include free food and drink, music and inflatable games. The Tupelo Parks and Recreation Department’s “Touch-A-Truck” event also will be held then. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.