FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Mr. Tony Lowden, Executive Director
January 25, 2010
Campus Clubs Learning Center Expands Reach
Community Health Foundation grant gives every child every chance every day
A generous grant has helped advance the dream of Campus Clubs officials, leading to an expansion
of educational programs that soon will reach at-risk Macon, Georgia, middle school and high school
Academic enrichment in core content areas and a full-time dropout-prevention program are being
implemented for sixth through 12th graders in recently renovated classrooms at Strong Tower Fellowship
Attention Media: An open house and ribbon cutting are scheduled for
Wednesday, February 17, at Strong Tower Fellowship Church, 2193 Vineville
Avenue, Macon, Georgia. Media and dignitaries are invited to attend an
advance tour from 11 a.m. to noon. The public open house is from noon-2 p.m.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be conducted at approximately 12:15 p.m.
Community Health Foundation awarded a $971,000 grant to Campus Clubs to start the educational
program, which picks up where the organization’s elementary after-school enrichment program leaves off.
The program will be open from 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Campus Clubs Executive Director Tony Lowden says the goal is to provide a safe environment
where students can reach their full potential through leading-edge, technology-based, hands-on curriculum
provided by Pitsco Education.
“We aim to help shape well-rounded young men and women and prepare them for productive lives
and careers in Macon and the surrounding area,” Lowden said.
Initially, the after-school program will include Health Science, a Star Reading and Robots
Program™, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Earth Science, Biology, and Robotics curriculum and activities. A full-
time Star Academy Program for dropout-prevention and acceleration is also slated to be implemented in the
Community Health Foundation provides assistance and