Local organization “Pink and Pearls for Girls” provides learning and enrichment for teens

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20140321_130028Grace Harvey is  the Founder of Pink and Pearls For Girls Inc. which started in 2011. She has three children: a 14 year old daughter and a set of 9 year old twins. She has been teaching for 12 years at Taylor Road Head Start. She is currently completing a degree in Psychology and Family and Child Services.

Pink and Pearls For Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization for girls ages 3  to 18 years old. We provide age-appropriate hands-on learning enrichment activities, prevention workshops, field-trips, and community service projects that focus on family involvement, education, and behavioral social skills. We have a Teens Program called the Pink Diamonds Teen Club where we offer an Abstinence Program. We also have a Teen Volunteer Program for our High School girls. Volunteer Opportunities are also available for college students as well. This is a free program for any girl that would like to join.

We took the time to ask Grace a few questions.

GTM: TELL US SOME OF YOUR RECENT EVENTS.

GRACE: Events we have held recently are Olympics Game Day, “All Dolled Up” Tea , “Everyday Heroes” Community and Career Day, Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, “World of Disney” Multicultural Day, and Youth Art Day.

GTM: WHAT IS YOUR NEXT EVENT?

GRACE: Our next event is the Annual “Classy and Fabulous” Dedication Ball and Awards Night. This is our biggest event of the year. We welcome our new members and recognize our returning members. Girls also receive awards they may have earned throughout the year. Also, we crown our Pearl Queen and Pearl Princesses. Girls and parents enjoy great food and follows with a dance. This event will be held on Saturday, May 3rd. Tickets are on sale for $5.00 per person. Call today to purchase a ticket at 334-561-5091.

GTM: WHO ALL HAVE YOU PARTNERED WITH?

GRACE: We have partnered with the Connecting Life Center, and District Attorney’s Program, Child Iniative.GTM: HOW CAN SOMEONE GET INVOLED WITH PINK AND PEARLS FOR GIRLS?

If you would like to get involved with Pink and Pearls For Girls, please contact                    334-561-5091. You will complete an application and become a member. It is free to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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