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What a Chesterfield employee has to say about school snow closings

Posted at 3:06 PM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 15:11:15-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — It’s the time of year when parents and students do snow dances, most likely hoping for different outcomes.

It’s the time of year when Henrico County spokesman Andy Jenks (playfully) taunts teens on Twitter, when teens bombard news stations with pleas to close schools and when folks are rushing out to buy milk and bread.

With the possibility of snow at the end of the week, it seems to be the perfect time for the “Keep Calm Chesterfield” shirts.

The shirt campaign was started by a Chesterfield County employee, and is not officially endorsed by the school. The shirts read “KEEP CALM AND WAIT FOR TIM BULLIS TO CALL.”

Any profits from shirt sales will benefit the Chesterfield Food Bank

Any profits from shirt sales will benefit the Chesterfield Food Bank

Bullis,  the community relations director for the county school system, is the man who makes the snow plans.

The shirts are featured as part of a Bonfire campaign, which means the campaign has to be successful for orders to ship.  The goal is 10 shirts and three have been sold so far.

All profits made will benefit the Chesterfield Food Bank, according to the campaign.

You can follow the school on Twitter or Facebook, to wait for their official snow call.

The campaign reads:

This phrase is uttered every winter when you work for CCPS or if you have children enrolled in the county. We do snow dances in the hopes that Tim Bullis will call and say that school is closed. Instead of crossing your fingers and doing a dance, how about wearing a shirt that beckons the call we call crave: KEEP CALM AND WAIT FOR TIM BULLIS TO CALL!

These shirts have a small profit to them–when you purchase a shirt, the profit made from this campaign will be donated to the Chesterfield Food Bank.