Sam’s Club is offering free back-to-school health screenings for members and nonmembers on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. Services include blood pressure, body mass and vision testing; and parents get take-home DNA and fingerprint kits, no charge. Connecticut Sam’s Clubs are in Manchester, Newington and Orange. Information: www.samsclub.com.
Through Saturday, Aug.3, get a backpack for a penny at OfficeMax stores or at
www.officemax.com. Here’s how it works – sign up for a MaxPerks Rewards card
(it’s free), and purchase a qualifying backpack or messenger bag. You’ll receive
the entire cost of the item (minus one penny) back in your Rewards account to
use on future qualifying purchases. Limit two.