The Transylvania Times -

C.A.R.E. Coalition Initiates 'Plant The Promise' Program


October 17, 2016

It has been a busy autumn for the C.A.R.E. Coalition, which has been creating momentum for a healthy, vibrant, drug-free Transylvania County with a focus on local youth.

C.A.R.E. hosted a community training about the benefits of youth mentoring on Sept. 27. After a welcome from Transyl-vania County Sheriff David Mahoney, keynote speaker Robin Myer, of WNC Big Brothers Big Sisters, explained how having a mentor is a powerful asset for young people to be successful. Long-term relationships with a caring adult can reduce negative influences that put young people at risk for unhealthy choices....

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