Forum staff reports, Published July 28 2009
Moorhead police, parks start new youth programThe Moorhead Police Department and the Moorhead Parks Department are kicking off a summer program for youth ages 5 to 17 on Monday.
The free six-week program, United for Romkey Youth, is a partnership between the two agencies and:
1. University of Minnesota Extension, 4-H and Nutrition Education.
2. Metro Youth Partnership.
3. Clay County Sheriff’s Office.
4. Boys & Girls Club of the Red River Valley.
5. Centro Cultural.
6. United Methodist Church.
7. Believer’s Fellowship Church.
The program is open to all Moorhead youth. It will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at Centro Cultural, 1014 19th St. S. in Moorhead.
“It’s something for kids to do other than get in trouble,” Sgt. Mike Detloff said.
The Moorhead Police Department will be presenting every Friday. The department and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office have provided funding for the rent of the facility.
Registration forms are available at Centro Cultural. Call (218) 236-7318 for more information.