New Youth Center Grand Opening

02/27/07 – City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will join City leaders, Department of Parks and Recreation workers, and community leaders at a Grand Opening Ceremony for the Northwood Youth Empowerment Center on Thursday, March 1, 2007 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at 723 39th Street, West Palm Beach. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 5:00 P.M.

The grand opening will feature a barbecue, games, and tours of the center. Teens will also be able to sign up for the center’s programs.

The City of West Palm Beach’s Northwood Youth Empowerment Center is a place for young adults, ages 12 to 18, to relax and learn in a safe, fun place while developing skills and talents for their jobs and careers. The Center is part of the City’s effort to keep young adults away from crime and on the path to responsible adulthood. The City has committed $1 million to Youth Empowerment Centers, and is working in partnership with Palm Beach County and local community organizations.

For Additional Information:
West Palm Beach Public Information Officer @
(561) 822-1433 / 822-1411 or webpio@wpb.org