Pembroke’s Teens Being Teens after school program is off to a fresh start under the direction of Ashlynne Blunt, the program’s new youth advisory leader.
The 21-year-old Rincon native officially began work under her new title Oct. 3 at the Miller Teen Center and said she is looking forward to continuing with the teens in the program.
“I had been over here helping Ms. Kay (Hughes) before she left, and I really liked the kids and enjoyed their presence and they’re good kids,” Blunt said.
Blunt will work 20 hours per week, she said, noting she has lots of plans for the teens involved in the program.
“I really want to focus on getting volunteers that can teach art classes, music classes, tutoring, cooking classes – any extra-curricular learning experience for the kids,” she said.
Read more in the Oct. 12 edition of the News.