Published: Sunday, August 6, 2006
Church to play host to youth extravaganza
YOUNGSTOWN Grace Evangelistic Temple Church, 1026 Shehy St., and the League of Champions, a Youngstown-based community group focusing on youth-oriented activities, will host the 2006 extravaganza "You Were Born for Greatness," starting at 9 a.m. Aug. 26. The goal is to get people involved in their community.
The all-day event will include:
* Three-on-three basketball tournament. Those 10 to 21 years old may participate and there will be four players per team. The cost is $10 per person.
* Talent contest. The event is geared to participants from 10 to 25 years old and will focus on singing and rapping. It will start at noon.
* Cooking contest with two-person entries such as a mother and daughter or father or son or friends. Entries, which should be prepared in advance, must be at the event by noon.
Grace church also invites other churches and community groups to set up tables in a bazaar-style format and feature ministry information, baked goods, crafts or other items. The cost is $25. The deadline for arrangements is Aug. 21.
Contact Joyce Alexander at the church, (330) 746-0135.