Friday, November 7, 2014

Strategic planning for Youth Conservation Corp

The Franklin Promise Coalition is making plans to move forward with the next step in establishing a youth conservation corps in the Franklin County region.  The Coalition will be hosting a strategic planning meeting at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in the conference room out at the Mayor Van W. Johnson, Sr., Recreation & Community Service Complex at 192 Coach Wagoner Blvd., in Apalachicola.

The purpose of the meeting is to develop a plan to move the initiative into the next phase, which once implemented will provide the youth of Franklin County with opportunities for job training, academic programming, leadership skills and additional support through a strategy of service that will impove the communities of Franklin County and the environment. 

The planning meeting will last about 2 to 2.5 hours and coffee and snacks will be avaliable.

Franklin Promise is a non-profit community service agency in partnership with the City of Apalachicola and The Corps Network to create jobs for the youth of Franklin County.  For more information about the program or the meeting please contact Joe Taylor, Franklin Promise Executive Director at (850) 653-3930 or via email at