community center


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community center

A building or group of public buildings for the social, cultural, and educational activities of a neighborhood or entire community.
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Byrne Community Center has strategically garnered the support of community organizations, businesses and individuals to build a state-of-the-art community center facility, as part of its expansion plans to enhance centers for advocacy, learning and mentoring through after-school and summer camp programs.
The City will convey the property to the developer for $1 and contribute $5 million for the construction of the community center.
1 -- color) Harold Muraoka and other elders of the Japanese American Community Center in Pacoima plan to build an assisted-living facility nearby, hoping it sparks both interest in and revenue for the center, whose membership is aging and dwindling.
Resident volunteers who lend a hand on the Kendal campus help with such tasks as watering plants or working in the officer; some of them assist health center residents or volunteer in the children's daycare center that is located in the Community Center.
The media followed our protocols, which were designed to protect the privacy of the Jewish Community Center and its members.
Jewish community centers for decades have emphasized immigrant absorption,'' said Michael Jeser, the center's assistant executive director.
The opening for the community center is targeted for the spring of 2009.
Offering a support network for existing social and service organizations rather than its own host of programs, San Francisco's "hub" approach may also have something to teach people around the country about how gay community centers need to be responsive to the people they hope to serve.
Today represents another step in The Salvation Army's journey to bring a state-of-the-art worship and community center to the underserved residents of the Tioga/Nicetown neighborhood and beyond," states Major Jorge E.
The Community Center offers after-school homework help and tutoring, and its supervisor, Hope Horner, is on the lookout for new ways to increase literacy.
These will include the creation of new streets and open space, better parking and transportation solutions and site preparation work, along with targeted projects that reflect the character of Coney Island, such as improvements to the aquarium, parachute pavilion and the construction of the community center.
It will be either a matter of continuing or saying the community isn't ready for a center and packing up and leaving," says Al Dawson, assistant chairman of Community Center Inc.

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