The city of Winter Park is distributing free sandbags to residents this week.
The distribution event will take place on Thursday, July 13, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ward Park & Showalter Field Parking Lot, which is located at 288 Perth Lane.
Residents must provide a proof of residency to obtain bags. Acceptable forms of proof include driver’s licenses, utility bills, or other valid IDs.
The city will provide shovels, bags, and sand on a first-come, first-served basis. For those who are physically unable to fill sandbags, city staff will be available for assistance.