This is a recap of the Parent Meeting if you missed or need to refer, this in NO WAY exempts you from attending the required meetings and/or sending a representative.
I. OLD BUSINESS
A. Retreat (deposits are passed due $75 (nonrefundable), please contact the office is your child is planning to attend and you need more time. B. MAD Project is ongoing until May 16, 2013 final workshop day. The person with the most jeans will be recognized at the Celebration Dinner and receive a prize and article write-up in the Michigan Chronicle.C. Basketball Team: PUT GATORS: The season begins in June, practices begin in May and will be held on Thursday’s 6pm-8pm. The athletic fee is $85, if your child signed up you will receive a call from Ms. Theresa Johnson (Parent Coordinator for Basketball). She will give you further details about what is expected and the information concerning the season.
D. Overview of College Trip: Great experience and great reviews from the parents.
E. Celebration Dinner: Tickets are being distributed and dinner tickets are $25. All money is due at the May workshop. If you are in need of tickets please contact our office. Tickets will be available at April Workshop and maybe online, stay tuned.F. Movies 4 A Cause: April 5, 2013 @ 6:30pm will we be watching Tyler Perry’s “Temptation” viewer discretion advise. Contact us for Tickets are available contact our office to reserve tickets.
G. Charity Basketball Game postponed to a later date, players not available on April 20th. Therefore, we have decided to sell dinners to raise money for the Banquet. Our goal is $2000, we believe with the support of all parents this will be a success. Dinners will be $10 (4 Whole Wings or BBQ Ribs, Mac & Cheese, String Beans, Potato Salad, Dinner Roll and Dessert). Orders can be placed in advance, 10 or more orders will be delivered. Also, you can pick up at the The ROAD Church 15425 Schaefer Hwy. (Dinners will be sold between 10am-4pm).
H. Community Service: Our annual community service is April 20, 2013 @ 10am-2pm. Permission slips will be sent via email next week, please sign and fax to 313-397-9302. We will be working with Project 313 in an outdoor project. Please make sure your child wears comfortable clothing and shoes, clothes they doing not mind getting dirty.
II. New Business
A. 2013-2014 Enrollment is open $50 New Registrants & $30 (Returning) Two or more in a family $5 discount per enrollment.
B. Community Service Hours: If any our youth need or would like community service hours, Project-U-Turn is looking for a volunteer. He/She must be able to type at least 30 words per minute to do some data entry work.
C. Auditions: We are holding auditions to perform at the Celebration Dinner. If you son or daughter would like to sing, poetry, dance at our annual dinner, please prepare a 3 minute presentation, auditions will be held after the Parent Meeting at the May workshop. If you have performed in the past, you will not be eligible for the 2012-2013 year.
D. Contributions: Project-U-Turn can not make donations to any student or individual at this time, it would not be fair to other youth who have fundraisers, college trips, etc…In the future, we hope to have a fund to distribute scholarships during our annual dinner.