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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

ShoreCorps/PALS Hosts 'Gimme Five Youth Days' October 26-27

SALISBURY, MD---ShoreCorps/PALS (Partnership for Adolescents on the Lower Shore), the AmeriCorps program at Salisbury University, hosts the eighth annual “Gimme Five Youth Days” 5-7 p.m. Friday, October 26, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, October 27, at Pinehurst Elementary School.

“Gimme Five” is designed to provide opportunities for children to learn the five promises of the Salisbury’s Promise Alliance — caring adults, safe places, healthy starts, effective education and opportunities to help others — while having fun in the process.

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Highlights include vendors representing the five promises, free food, games, crafts such as pumpkin painting, and live entertainment.  This year’s affiliated service project is designed to help feed the hungry.

Partners for the October 26 event include Salisbury’s Promise Alliance, the Pinehurst Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association and Stop the Violence Wicomico County. Stop the Violence also partners for the October 27 event.

Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information contact Dr. George Whitehead at giwhitehead@salisbury.edu or Dave Harris at iharris@wcboe.org.

 



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