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2020

Closed for December

Posted on Dec 7 2020 by Aaron Heldt

Closed for December

In response to the number of increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in our area, The Bridge Teen Center will cancel all in-person programs and events scheduled for December. However, we will continue to provide innovative ways to carry out our mission of serving students in the following ways.


Where Can Teens Find Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on Oct 26 2020 by Aaron Heldt

Where Can Teens Find Volunteer Opportunities

Though any particular community service opportunity can be valuable on its own merits, the act of volunteering itself is also fundamentally beneficial for the growth and character of the teen who volunteers. In addition to making a difference in the community, volunteering can provide a unique sense of purpose for a teen at a formative time in life. 


What Can Be Done About Bullying?

Posted on Oct 16 2020 by Aaron Heldt

What Can Be Done About Bullying?

Bullying can be found in all types of organizations and societal structures, but it is perhaps more obvious and destructive during the middle school and high school years. The concept of bullying behavior in schools has been presented so often in films and television that it has become almost an expectation of being a student. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Even though bullying has been around as long as humans have lived in societies, there are bullying prevention efforts that can make these formative years safer for middle school and high school age students. 


Teen Center and Thrift Store Preparing Teens for the Workforce

Job readiness programs help teens develop an increased sense of social responsibility, develop valuable soft and hard skills in an active business setting, improve communication and critical thinking skills, discover their passions and potential career paths, develop a sense of purpose, and mobilize them to not just exist in their community but to be an active part of it.


"Drive Out Bullying" Returns in October

Posted on Aug 17 2020 by Priscilla Steinmetz

"Drive Out Bullying" Returns in October

The Bridge Teen Center and The Bridge Thrift Store are pleased to announce that the "Drive Out Bullying" initiative will be held again this October in honor of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Whether sponsoring, volunteering, donating goods, or shopping, there are multiple ways for you, your family or your business to support this important campaign.