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Got Books? Share your outgrown children’s books!

Do you have any children’s books that you’ve “outgrown”? Put them to good use by donating them to the second annual Community Book Drive! New and gently used children’s books, suitable for ages 0 to 11, are being collected at various locations in Washington County (including the offices of Teens Have Choices!) through September 30. […]

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So long, farewell…

It’s with excitement but also some sadness that I’m announcing that I am resigning my position as Executive Director of Teens Have Choices effective August 23, 2013. Excitement, because I am moving on to an excellent opportunity as the Director of Grants Management for Franklin County, PA, starting August 27. Sadness, because I will be […]

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It's Your Game - Keep It Real!

FREE Summer Camp! It’s Your Game, June 17-28.

June 17th – 21st or 24th – 28th, grade 7; June 17th – 28th, grade 8 & 9 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Guys and girls, if you’re going into 7th, 8th or 9th grade for the 2013-14 school year and want something fun to do this summer, grab a friend and join us for a FREE  Summer […]

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Washington County Gives

Washington County Gives, Today!

Washington County Gives, Today! Today’s the Day! Washington County Gives Day, to be specific! Today, May 2,  the Washington County community will come together for 24 hours of generosity. From 12am-11:59pm a share of every donation made to local nonprofits will be matched with a pool of $30,000 in funds provided by the major sponsors and […]

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Candlelight vigil for our community's young people

Memorial Recreation to Host Candlelight Vigil

Young people in our community have been touched by violence and by the tragic loss of a young life this week. Memorial Recreation Center, Inc. is hosting a candlelight vigil at 7 pm on Monday, February 25, as part of a STOP the VIOLENCE/STOP the ABUSE campaign. Together, we can work together to recognize and […]

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I have a dream

Join us January 21 for the “I Have a Dream…” photo booth for teens and children

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. said “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today!” Dr. King had a powerful vision for our […]

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2012 State of Our Teens Report

2012 State of Our Teens Report

I’m very excited to present our 2011-2012 State of Our Teens Report! In the report, we outline the many ways in which we were able to reach 3,177 teens in person, and 7,562 people online from July 2011 through June 2012. Some additional highlights include: The number of teen births stayed about the same in 2011 […]

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Decisions, Decisions…

Hey guys! So there’s a point in everyone’s life where they have to make important decisions. Not like what to wear or eat, but choices for the future and such.  Peers are always going to have some type of effect on your moral being unless you truly are 100% careless and aren’t human. With that […]

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