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Yachats after-school program provides young people with exercise and more

Posted: Thursday, Mar 14th, 2013

YYFAP Executive Director Alice Beck, left, and Recreation PLUS volunteer and foster grandparent Beverly Trute serve a snack to a Recreation PLUS student at the Yachats Commons. (Photo by Rockne Roll)

On the back of the Yachats Commons, a brightly painted mural surrounds the door to the basement, its rainbow of colors standing out even on a rainy winter afternoon. Inside, itís quiet and tranquil, but this is the calm before the storm. Soon, a rush of children flood through the door, going past the mural they helped design, heading for the Recreation PLUS program sponsored by the Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program.

For the complete article see the 03-15-2013 issue.

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