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Local Group encourages Youth to stay in school

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POSTED: Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 5:14pm

UPDATED: Friday, February 17, 2012 - 2:29pm

Al Barron, a local businessman , shares about his group of mentors called " Big Al's Encouragers .He shared their mission to go into the local public schools and talk to the youth to encourage them to stay in school. He stressed the importance of education, and the community-parents, teachers, etc all coming together to help support the youth to stay in school and for parents to not only support kids athletic programs , but at a young age to foster the idea that they need to get a job. 

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