Kars 4 Kids Car and Truck Show June 8th

The AAYC is doing its first Annual Kars for Kids Car and Truck show this coming weekend on June 8th.  We are inviting EVERYONE to come out for FREE to see all the GREAT Cars and TRUCKS in Amarillo.

We will have activities for the entire family, games, safety instruction, cars, trucks, bikes, food, fun and much more.  You dont want to miss out on this one.   We will also have event T-shirts on sale for $10 each while supplies last!

If you have a car to register its not too late.  Register your car today to win great prizes.  Only $25 for your first can and $20 for each car after that!  Please call 373-2292 if you have questions or visit the web-site listed below.

The event will be just outside the AAYC at 816 S Van Buren. It starts  at 10:00 and awards are at 3:00.  We look forward to seeing all of Amarillo’s support at this event!

Want more info about our car show?  Check us out on-line at www.amarilloyouth.net/carshow


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Does A College Degree Still Have Value?

As everyone prepares for graduation and the coming summer we thought it important that everyone think of college and their future plans. Please take a minuted to read this great article!

Life + Times

As the 2013 graduation season is among us…

There has been a lot of buzz lately about whether a college degree is worth anything these days. It stems from the post-recession era, where new graduates are not finding employment and are shackled with student loan debt. Experience has proven more valuable than education when it comes to the job hunt. Additionally, now famous genius and millionaires such as Mark Zuckerberg and David Karp were college dropouts. It’s almost the cool thing to do – dropout and get rich anyway.

Back in the 90’s when I was growing up, I was embraced the notion that the only way I would succeed in life was by going to college. And not everyone went to college, but those that did, would be set for life. Or so it seemed to me. Now, it seems that is changing completely. More people than ever…

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AAYC in the News Tonight

AAYC begins reaching out to the community for funding.

We are in the process of raising funds to help remodel and upgrade the AAYC (Amarillo Activity Youth Center)  We look forward to working with the community to make this youth center the BEST it can be.

Channel 10 interview

Check out this video where New Channel 10 reporter Jessica Abuchaibe interviews a few from the AAYC.  In this interview,  Griz Lara (Parent), Ray Villalon (new member) and Matthew Hite (Executive Director) all from Amarillo, TX

Link to video here:   http://www.newschannel10.com/story/22473461/keeping-more-area-children-off-streets