Quiz Bowl: Fun Event, Serious Purpose

Tonight's "Quiz Bowl" at the Vernon Park Mall in Kinston is sponsored by the Young Women's Outreach Center in Kinston.

The Young Women's Outreach Center serves people through Lenoir and surrounding counties. Its funded through grants and fundraisers, so raising awareness of its purpose is important to the cause.

The organization impacts hundreds of lives. The center provides counseling and education programs, pregnancy prevention, after school and camp programs and parenting classes.

From YWOC:
"Young Women's Outreach Center (YWOC) is a non-profit agency, founded and directed by Joyce E. Clark. The purpose of YWOC is to improve the welfare of individuals (females and males) and their families by keeping them abreast of educational and prevention methods. By providing education and counseling to youth and their families, the family ties are strengthened. The YWOC's mission is provide opportunities for individuals to become productive and independent contributors to their families and to their communities. Our motto is "Building for Your Future."

For more information, contact the center at (252)527-7844.