The Transylvania Times -

New Boys & Girls Teen Center Opens - Brevard, NC


October 23, 2017

Matt McGregor

Mayor Jimmy Harris and a group of young friends celebrate the official opening Thursday of the new Boys & Girls Club Teen Center.

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County had a double celebration last week: the opening of a new teen center and the recognition of one of its staff members, Emily Taylor.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday at the new teen center site at 40 Nicholson Creek Road in Brevard.

At the ceremony, Taylor was also recognized for winning a Maytag Dependable Leader Award, which includes a $20,000 scholarship.

Ten volunteers and staff of Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation were chosen to compete for the award, with Taylor making the final cut.

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