WHAT: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting event for THE PLACE – a youth drop-in center operated in the Marquette Recreation Center as the result of a partnership between Thomas Dunn Learning Center and the St. Louis City Recreation Center Programming. This will be a new opportunity to engage and empower Dutchtown/Gravois Park area youth ages 13 – 22.
THE PLACE is designed to provide a safe place for youth to further develop their educational and life skills by providing them with mentors and variety of community resources. THE PLACE is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 3 – 6 PM starting the week of June 3rd with an expansion of hours when school starts in the fall.
WHO: Stakeholders, Partners and the Dutchtown Community
WHEN: Wednesday, June 19, 2019; 2 PM
WHERE: Marquette Recreation Center
4025 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63118
BACKGROUND: Thomas Dunn Learning Center is a private, not-for-profit 501(c) 3