Thursday, March 27, 2008

Warm2Kids Program To Premiere in Worcester Tomorrow

Tomorrow, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at the Boroughs Family Branch of the YMCA, opening the second installation of a WARM2Kids Technology and Learning Center in the Metrowest area.
The new learning center is sponsored by human resources company, Workscape, Inc. of Marlborough and will be open to all YMCA members. “The Workscape, Inc. Learning Center” has been generously donated in honor of the “dedicated and talented employees” of the company. WARM2Kids Learning Centers, are a community reinvestment project spear-headed by WARM2Kids President and CEO, M.L. Carr. The organization, in conjunction with local sponsors, donates computers and technology centers to youth organizations nationwide. The new center will provide top of the line equipment, advanced technology, expert approved resources dealing with 300(+) issues facing teens and families, celebrity role model interviews and social/emotional development programs to YMCA members through the WARM2Kids Web site

About YMCA of Central Massachusetts:
Founded in 1864, the YMCA of Central Massachusetts is a non-profit, community-based service organization committed to the healthy development of children, teens, adults, seniors and families. The purpose of the YMCA of Central Massachusetts is to develop the spirit, mind and body of all people, regardless of age, race and income, through programs and activities guided by and based upon Judeo-Christian principles. The YMCA of Central Massachusetts strengthens our community while serving, more than 27,000 men, women, boys and girls in 41 Central Massachusetts towns through three branches: the Central Community Branch in Worcester’s Main South neighborhood, the Greendale Family Branch in north Worcester, and the Boroughs Family Branch in Westborough, and through many off-site camps and program centers.

About WARM2Kids:
We’re All Role Models 2 Kids (WARM2Kids) is an online information resource and role model community. The goal of the organization is to eliminate “silent suffering” by providing teens and young adults with safe, reliable information about the issues that concern them. The WARM2Kids Learning Center Program provides free computer access to teens and the community. The program connects socially responsible companies and individuals with community and youth organizations to impact the social and emotional development of today’s youth through the use of the WARM2Kids website.

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