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Lindsley A Boys Take Championship

March 172010

On March 13th the Lindsley A Boys took home the championship by defeating Andrew Jackson Boys and Girls Club 24-15.  The Cougars jumped out to an early 10 point lead but Andrew Jackson staged a comeback and cut the Cougars lead down to 4 points.  With…

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Computer Class Training for Y.E.S. students

March 152010

Computers can be a lot of fun and they can also be very confusing. The more students know about them, the more fun they are.  One goal of Youth Encouragement Services is to prepare our students with the skills they will need to succeed in the…

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GED program offered at Lindsley Center

March 092010

Youth Encouragement Services and Wayne Reed Christian Childcare Center have teamed up with David Lipscomb University to offer GED Test prep classes for parents from the Wayne Reed Center and Youth Encouragement Services.  The GED class is designed for our parents to raise their abilities to…

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Tis the Season - YES Christmas Store

October 292009

As the seasons begin to shift, it is once again time to begin preparations for this years Christmas Store. The Y.E.S. Christmas Store, which helps to give Christmas to over 700 children (over 200 families), will take place Saturday, December 19th at our Lindsley Avenue location.…

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Crazy About CASTLES

March 182009

Youth Encouragement Services and Vanderbilt’s Center for Health Services have teamed up to offer a new fitness initiative for our students, a program called CASTLES (Communities and Students Together for Learning-Enhanced Service).  Vanderbilt students have been volunteering at our Lindsley and McIver Centers for the past…

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Predators Christmas Party

December 312008

Fifteen of our YES families were invited to the annual Nashville Predators Christmas Party.  Not only did they mingle with Predators players and Gnash, but they also had a visit from Santa Claus who gave each YES family their own bundle of toys.  The Predators continue…

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2008 YES Christmas Store

December 232008

On behalf of the YES Staff, Board of Directors, and (most importantly) the YES children, we want to sincerely THANK YOU for helping with our 2008 Christmas Store.  This event took place on Saturday, December 20th.  We are excited to announce that over 750 underprivileged children…

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