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Johnson Center opens at Corvallis Boys and Girls Club

The long awaited two story 20,000 square-foot teen center opened on September 7th which was the first day of school.

Posted: Tue Sep 11 17:26:50 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Sep 11 17:26:50 PDT 2018

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robotics meeting will be held the corvallis boys and girls club's new teen center doors are finally open ready to serve local teens. kezi nine news reporter brady wakayama shows us what this new center is hoping to bring to the community. bw: "i'm here at the johnson teen center which is free for high school students throughout benton county. staff here tell this space is meant to be a place for teens to grow." the long awaited two story 2? thousan?squar? foot teen center opened on september 7th which was the first day of school. staff with the boys and girls club tell me the facility's first floor will provide teens a space to participate in professional development workshops, tutoring, help with college and job applications as well as offer a gym for physical activity. i spoke to mariah morales who works at the boys and girls club and was a member of the club growing up. she says the teen center is essential for high schoolers as they become adults. and credits these types of programs with becoming the person she is today. "when i was going through it, i was this shy, kind of shy teenager who didn't really know where she wanted to be in the world and what she wanted to do. and after the boys and girls club i became this very strong leader with a great resume, great job training skills and ready to go into the workforce." she says the second floor of the johnson center houses free physical and mental health services for people ages zero to 1? year?old. it's managed
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