May 29, 2009
Charlotte, NC – Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department invites teens and parents to another in the series of Teen Summits on Saturday, June 13, 2009, 10am-1pm, at Hickory Grove Recreation Center, 6709 Pence Rd. This summit will focus on issues facing teens such as gangs, dating violence, substance abuse, and provide teens a chance to articulate their views on community issues.
Teen Service Providers/Vendors will provide information on available teen programming and event opportunitiesto help teens to make informed choices, promote self-respect and self-esteem, and identify positive leisure activities.
Teen Summits are sponsored by a partnership that includes Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department, Parent University of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, and WPEG-FM, Power 98. This event promises to continue open and honest dialogue with teens!
Radio personalities from WPEG-FM, Power 98 will moderate the events: Janine Davis, No Limit Larry and Tone X from the Morning Madhouse radio show.
For more information contact: Marilyn.Rainey@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov or 311. Event coordinator is Marilyn Rainey, Park and Recreation’s Coordinator/Supervisor for Teen Programming: 704 432-1341 (Office) or 980 722-2181 (Cell).