New Skate Park, Free Wellness Event Among Latest Ways City is Supporting Youth and Families
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communication
Posted on February 11, 2020, February 11, 2020

The Arlington City Council supports youth and families as essential building blocks for the future of The American Dream City.

Whether collaborating with public and private educational institutions of all levels or providing programs and services directly that support youth and their families, the City of Arlington strives to help all residents reach their highest potential in life.

In the latest quarterly edition of the Support Youth and Families newsletter, you can read more about:

• The upcoming Aging Well Expo will offer free health screenings, fitness demonstrations, housing resources, education presentations, door prizes and more. This free annual community event is set from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 19 at Esports Stadium Arlington + Expo Center.

• The new 4,000-square-foot skatepark at Webb Community Park is the first for south Arlington and the fourth public skatepark for the city overall.

• The impact of the Parks & Recreation Department’s annual My Little Gentleman Etiquette Class, which teaches boys the importance of good manners.

• The expansion of the Arlington Diversion Program, which is a partnership between the City of Arlington Judge’s Office and the Arlington and Mansfield independent school districts.

• How former Sam Houston High School graduate Thasunda Brown Duckett, now CEO of Chase Consumer Banking, is organizing a fundraising campaign to purchase kindness benches for all 53 Arlington ISD schools.

All quarterly City Council priority newsletters are produced in a digital formal, allowing for layers of additional video content and important links.

The Arlington City Council supports youth and families as essential building blocks for the future of The American Dream City.  Whether collaborating with public and private educational institutions of all levels or providing programs and services directly that support youth and their families, the City of Arlington strives to help all residents reach their highest potential in life.

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