Topic: leap organization
Clarksville, TN – The Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church donated a 15 passenger van to the Leap Organization to assist with transporting youth to various youth development program activities. On December 8th, 2013, members of the Leap Organization visited the church to express its sincere appreciation.
“I would like to thank Pastor Livingston, Deacon Rowland, and the members of Walnut Grove for their generous donation. Leap has not only put the van to good use in transporting youth, but also using it to transport the homeless on Thanksgiving day to be fed by Manna Cafe,” said Leap Executive Director Richard Reason Garrett before the congregation.
Clarksville, TN – The Veterans United Foundation of Tennessee donated $2,000 to show it’s appreciation to the Leap Organization for its youth development programs that benefit the Clarksville community and youth.
The donation was made possible through the dedication and donations of employees at Veterans United Home Loans of Tennessee.
The workshop included free makeover and breakout sessions that discussed topics such as self-esteem, coping with peer pressure, leadership, relationships/dating, and health & beauty tips.
Clarksville, TN – In support of the West Gate Christian Center, LEAP Org. donated 40 pair of new shoes for their upcoming Back to School Shoe Drive.
LEAP Board President, Joe Shakeenab said that, “LEAP Org. is honored to assist other community organizations in their efforts to provide for, uplift, and inspire our children”.
“Destiny takes one-step at a time but it is hard to step without a good pair of shoes so I decided to do something,” said Cheryl Moultry, Assistant Pastor at Westgate Christian Church.
St Louis, MO – Youth from Clarksville, Tennessee embarked on an educational excursion that began with the Missouri Historical Museum where they learned about the Missouri’s rich history and viewed the NFL Hall of Fame exhibits.
The next day the group went on a walking guided tour around them Arch prior to taking the tram to take in St Louis from the top followed by a Riverboat cruise. Upon disembarking the group visited the Historical Courthouse where the Dred Scott Trail took place and were able to participate in the reenactment of the trial.
Clarksville, TN – On July 17th, 2013, His Church, led by Pastors Paul and Myrna Moore began moving into the new LEAP Plaza located at 1860 Wilma Rudolph. Church members and youth enrolled in the program removed an interior wall between two classrooms for the main sanctuary.
The Plaza formerly known as Daymar Institute has been acquired by the LEAP Organization to expand their youth development services as well as function as a nonprofit hub and business incubator.
Clarksville, TN – Damon Jennings, of Daymar Institute passionately explains the importance of developing strong interpersonal communication skills to students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.
Damon simplified, yet expanded their definition and understanding of communication being the attempt to send and receive messages between parties whether face to face, telephone, texting, internet, sign language, signage, and other non verbal cues.
Clarksville, TN – Kelly Maselli of Gateway Realty & Investment Group, LLC & A+ Property Management shared the importance of networking to aid students in pursing their career goals.
Youth listened intently as Kelly addressed overcoming the fear of rejection and encouraged them to implement some of the timeless principles from Dale Carnegie’s book of “How to win friends and influence people”.
Clarksville, TN – APSU Vice President of the National Alumni Association, Makeba Webb shared the ins and outs of pursuing higher learning opportunities and relationship that education has to career development with students enrolled in the LEAP Youth Career Development Program.
Students listened intently as Makeba advised them of the differences between financial aid, Pell Grants, scholarships and student loans and the impact selecting a school in state or out of state would have on funding sources.
Clarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization, Daymar Institute, Kohls, Manna Cafe, Montgomery County Youth Services, and the Career Center have partnered to facilitate a Youth Career Development Program.
The goal of the program is to prepare youth to be able to successfully obtain employment by providing interview technique coaching, resume writing instructions, provide relevant work experience, and job placement assistance with employers. «Read the rest of this article»
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