Olum’s Kids Day to feature Backpack Giveaway

By Bryan Mercer

Olum’s Kids Day to feature Backpack Giveaway

August 17, 2011 Updated Aug 17, 2011 at 4:28 PM EDT

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Olum’s will be holding a “Kid’s Day” at its Campus Plaza, Vestal location on Saturday, August 20, 2011 from 11:00 A.M to 2:00 P.M., in conjunction with Ashley Furniture and The Whirlpool Corporation and Staples.

Olum’s will have several activities for the children to enjoy, including decorating cookies, B-Mets mascots, a caricaturist, music, games, and much more.

During this day, Olum’s will be giving out 300 backpacks filled with school supplies.

Olum’s purchased 300 backpacks to fill with school supplies to benefit the local community.

The public helped out by dropping off school supplies at the Vestal store.

The backpacks are filled with items such as notebooks, folders, pencils, pens, rulers and more.

Olum’s, an employee-owned company, operates two stores in the Greater Binghamton area and has been a major furniture, appliance and electronics retailer since 1914.

They also own and operate an Ashley Furniture HomeStore and two Olum’s stores in Syracuse.