Fwd: [bfsa] Know Your Neighbor

Brenda Scarborough bmscarborough at ysu.edu
Fri Apr 27 11:29:50 EDT 2007

Sharing please pass on to others.
>From the Desk of
Jamael Brown wrote:

>If you have anyone that you believe that would benefit from this , 
please forward  this information. JB

Youth Enrichment Program
Coming - July 10 to August 9 
8:00 a.m. - Noon
>Tuesday's & Thursday's
>Parents, please bring your child for an application. One child per 

>"Neighborhood Ambassadors" cleaned vacant properties last summer. 
>This summer 40 young people from our Know Your Neighbor and Eagle Eye 
block watch areas will learn to design and landscape three or four 
vacant properties in our area.
>Monday's - Character Building "Discovering George Washington Carver - A 
Man of Character"
>Thursday's - Violence Prevent classes - Youngstown Urban Minority 
Outreach and Drug Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program.
>After the workshops the youth will receive hands-on learning on design 
and landscaping at vacant lots sites. 

 Who's eligible?
>Those who live in the block watch area (Know Your Neighbor boundaries - 
Cordova to Logan and Benita to Gypsy Lane)
>Male or female ages 13 - 18
>Participants from last year are eligible but must complete new 
>Complete guidelines will be given. Youth who complete all ten days of 
the program will receive a gift card valued at $200 and other 

Poem "Equipment" read by Dr. Carver at a commencement in 1943 Figure it 
out for yourself, my lad,
>You've all that the greatest of men have had,
>Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes
And a brain to use if you would be wise.
With this equipment they all began,
So start from the top and say, "I Can." 

Part of poem by Edgar A. Guest

>"There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough 
preparation - veneer (appearance) isn't worth anything." - G.W. Carver

>Volunteers Needed
>Like to landscape or want to help? We can use your skills. Please call 
Mrs. Davidson @ 330-747-6617
>Email:jadknowyourneighbor at hotmail.com
>SUPPORT - KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR as we work to improve our neighborhood. We 
are a non profit organization. Your gifts are tax deductible.
Did you Know? George Washington Carver National Monument:
>1st National Monument established for an African American
>1st National Monument for an American Scientist
>1st National Monument established for an American educator
>1st Memorial recognizing world peace through interracial understanding

>P.S. We are going to ask neighbors to help with upkeep of landscaped 


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Brenda Scarborough, LMTA II
Maag Library/Information Services
Youngstown State University
One University Plaza 
Youngstown OH 44555-0001
T:(330)941-3126 F:(330)941-3734 
E:bmscarborough at ysu.edu
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