Youth Day draws a crowd in Sterling
Teen group hopes event brings in more members
STERLING – Ice cream cones dripped as a band played a Fall Out Boy hit and kids scrambled up and over several inflatable playgrounds.
The Youth Day festivities Saturday at Grandon Civic Center and Central Park were organized by Giving Power to Adolescents, a Sterling Township teen organization that hopes the exposure will help increase its numbers.
GPA has between 50 and 75 high school-age students on its rolls, and about 35 kids on average attend the weekly meetings, township Supervisor Matt Howze said. That’s up from 20 in September.
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