New Teen Center Opens in Lawrenceville, Georgia with the Help Of HUD'S CDBG Program

Friday, July 28, 2006

The James F. Pack Teen Center opened in Lawrenceville, Georgia, on May 16, 2006. HUD's Atlanta Regional Director, Region IV, Bob Young and Mary Presley, Deputy Director, HUD's Atlanta Office of Community Planning and Development, attended the Grand Opening Ceremony. The Center located at 382 Stone Mountain Street in Lawrenceville, Georgia, was the first Teen Center constructed by the Boys and Girls Clubs in Gwinnett County. This 6,000 square foot Teen Center includes an art studio, game room and a computer lab and will impact the lives of more than hundreds of teens. The project cost was approximately $1 Million, which included $500,000 of CDBG funds from Gwinnett County. "Each of us has the power to bring hope and opportunity to children's lives," said HUD Regional Director Bob Young. "The good people in Lawrenceville and Gwinnett County will use the power of this center to bring hope and opportunity to our young people and HUD is proud to be part of this effort."

[Photo 1: Bob Young]
HUD Regional Director Bob Young speaking at the James F. Pack Teen Center.
[Photo 2: James F. Pack Teen Center]
The new James F. Pack Teen Center at Lawrenceville, Georgia.
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