Tonight Terrell County's Positive Direction Youth Center will be participating in the 14th annual Lights on Afterschool event tonight.
This celebration highlights how important afterschool programs are. Dorothy Tomlin, with the youth center, told FOX 31 these programs are the key to children's success.
Tomlin stressed how important it is for children to have a place to go and do their homework, have a snack, and socialize after school rather than just going home alone.
Tomlin encourages parents to fill out an application and get their children involved with the youth center's after school program.
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