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Texarkana Academy Sports + Outdoors gives Boys & Girls club members free shopping spree

(Source: KSLA News 12) (Source: KSLA News 12)

Back to school shopping just got a little easier for 30 students in Texarkana.

Academy Sports + Outdoors gave 30 members of the Boys and Girls Club a $100 shopping spree on Tuesday morning. This is the sixth year that the store has participated in the giveaway. 

Each child received a $100 gift card to use towards clothes, backpacks, shoes and other school supplies.

"It is just a great opportunity for us to give back to the community and allow everyone to experience the great wonderful outdoor life that we support here in the store," said Michael Churchill, Academy Sports + Outdoors spokesman"

This is the giveaway's eighth year. The retail chain has over 100 similar events, benefiting 3,000 kids throughout the southeast and midwest. 

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