March Carver Connection

G.W Carver Center Hours of Operation:  Road to Success,  Monday - Friday  9:00am -2:00pm, Carver Community Center,  Monday- Friday: 2:00pm-7:00pm. Open Gym, 4:00pm - 6:00pm. For compete hours please refer to the calendar.

Director’s Message: As we enter into March, things really are beginning to get heated up at the Carver Community Center!  Flagler County Schools spring break runs the week of March 11th - 15th and here at Carver we will be holding open gym everyday from 2pm - 6pm and the Youth Center will be open from   2 - 7pm. Following spring break, the Carver Center will be the place to be! Flagler Basketball League will be in full swing with their spring season, practicing during the week and games on the weekends. Contact Fitzgerald Belgrave ( to get registered today!  Registration ends soon; Open gym daily from 4pm - 6pm; Youth Center is open daily from 2 - 7; and Motown Madness will be happening on Saturday March 23rd!    

March Motown Madness: Mark your calendars NOW, for Saturday March 23rd at 6:00pm. The Dinner Dance will feature music by the popular group “Traces of Gold.” The event is designed for everyone to have a super time, while raising funds for the George Washington Carver Foundation. Tickets are $50pp, and will be available at the Carver Community Center, the Flagler County Youth Center, as well as from every G.W. Carver Foundation board member. Save the date! The annual Motown Madness event will be on March 23rd at 6pm at the Carver Center.

Road to Success Program:  RTS has helped 193 young adults earn their GEDs to-date with 26 of those earning honors. RTS is a FREE year-round program and currently enrolling now for March. RTS enrolls up to 45 students per year, we focus on GED prep, life skills and pre-employment training. Over the last several months RTS has had 96.5% of students graduating with their GEDs and a job or post-secondary education. In March we starting a new student “paid”internship at the Flagler Humane Society working at their adoption center. RTS students also had in-house educational and training workshops by Sayskids Bryan Perry, Army recruiters, First Aid / CPR Certification, resume writing assistance, Graduation pictures completed, and will be attending the Daytona State College Job Fair on March 1st. In March, students will also have presentation from DJJ’s “Know the Law”, FTIs Travis Thomas, Wells Fargo Banks Lauren Roeck, Stewart Marchman staff and Career Source Flagler assisting with students resumes. Student will also be taking a tour of the Palm Coast Fire Department on March 14th.


If you have any questions about our Youth Program please contact Taahira Lee, Case manager 437-7526 ext. 1189 or Brian Willard, Program Manager @ 386-437-8279.


PIZZA PARLE: Pizza Parle’:   Pizza Parle’ is quickly becoming one of the hottest dinner events for the youth of Bunnell.  Come in for FREE pizza and some good conversations with Pastor EliCenter. Due to Spring Break this month, Pizza Parle’ will be taking a break. The next Pizza Parle will be on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00pm.

Free Food Ministry: I am saddened to announce that the Free Food Ministry that had been working out of the Carver Community Center on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month has been discontinued. We are currently working to get this free service back up and running, stay tuned!