Tagged Youth

VyStar Foundation youth grant cycle now open

VyStar Foundation recently announced it is now accepting grant requests for its youth initiative. Funding priority will be given to nonprofit organizations that support youth by creating access to nutritious meals and stable housing, building workforce experience, skills and education that lead to long-term career pathways, or providing learning environments that encourage creativity and positive…


School days

Students across Gadsden County enthusiastically returned to their classrooms last week, as Tuesday, Aug. 10 marked the beginning of the new academic year. Administrators, teachers and staff eagerly greeted them and welcomed them back. See more photos from the first day back inside.


Beyond Before Community Development Corporation provides teachers and staff with back to school essentials

Parents, Teachers, and Students gathered at Ward Sandlot behind the Quincy Fire Department on Saturday, Aug. 5. Sponsored by the Beyond Before Community Development Corporation, a local non-profit, the event focused on handing out classroom essentials. This included common classroom items such as copy paper, index cards, notebooks, and various writing utensils. Headed  by Stacey…


Quincy Police take local youth to participate in the HBCU Promise Initiative

Members of Quincy Police Department’s Juvenile Intervention Services Division recently took several local youth to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to take part in the Historically Black College and University Promise Initiative. The HBCU Promise is, “TO CHANGE THE WORLD!” According to a press release from the department, the youth were able to interact with…

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