All-Purpose Youth Center to Open in April and Welcome Students from Across South Florida – Boca Raton’s Most Reliable News Source
Opening of the Youth Impact Center in Fort Lauderdale on April 2
A free after-school center provides academic, athletic, social and personal space for young people aged 6-18
Boca Raton, Florida – Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis will join the Chen Family Mission Foundation of South Florida for the opening of the first Youth Impact Center (YIC) in Fort Lauderdale on April 2, 2022.
The YIC will offer free academic, personal and sports support to students aged 6 to 18 in two spacious adjoining studios. The enrichment center will help youth and teens perform better on tests through tutoring and quiet study spaces. The sports center will have a range of exercise equipment and space for indoor sports training.
“The YIC will be a safe space to ensure young people have a place to meet, grow and thrive. When the last school bell rings, parents can rest assured that their children are using their creativity and talents in a safe environment surrounded by mentors and staff who truly care about them,” says Mary Chen, co-founder and director of ChenMed’s market development.
“The future of our community rests with the next generation,” adds Ms. Chen. “Students are
our future leaders and the YIC will help them maximize their potential.
The Chen family has a long history of supporting their community through philanthropic efforts. As owners of ChenMed, a national, mission-driven healthcare organization, the family donates 10% of every dollar donated to local charities and churches. “We are blessed at ChenMed, and we use those blessings to bless others,” said Stephanie Chen, legal and cultural director of ChenMed.
The first YIC is located at 909 (Athletics Center) and 947 (Enrichment Center) East Cypress Creek
Road in Fort Lauderdale. It will be open Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
pm For more information, call 954-928-0027 or visit www.youthimpactcenters.org.
ChenMed, headquartered in Miami, is a private medical, management and technology company that provides the personalized, highly personalized primary care that Medicare Advantage-eligible seniors need to enjoy better health. named one of Fortune 2020 “Change the world” companies, ChenMed brings concierge-style medicine and better health outcomes to the most needy populations. ChenMed brands include Chen Main Medical Center, Dedicated senior doctor Center and JenCare Main Medical Center.