Several St. Charles Parish organizations, including A Safe Space of St. Charles, Blessed to Be a Blessing, St. Charles Sheriff’s Office, St. Charles Community Service and St. Charles Parish School Board and United Way of St. Charles joined together in making The Youth Empowerment Rally a huge success.
Approximately 625 attended the rally, which was held on Aug 3 at R. K. Smith Middle School.
A special thanks to all of the amazing vendors and volunteers for making this another memorable year.
United Way provided school supplies and back packs.
Children, teens, young adults and parents enjoyed a day of entertainment, fun, motivational speakers, food, drinks, ice cream, snowballs and outdoor activities.
The speakers were Deuce McAllister and Judge Tim Marcel from the 29th Judicial Court. The prayer was led by Kymora Turner, National Anthem sung by Alana Ulrich and songs by Danae Lorio.
Musical entertainment was provided by The Master’s Touch; cheerleaders were from R. K. Smith and Harry Hurst Middle schools. The characters were Hello Kitty, Daisy and Donald Duck, Mickey and Minnie, Elmo and the Lion.
Valuable resource information was made available to parents. Gifts were provided by St. Charles Women’s Club.