Program Of P.E.A.C.E. Basketball Tournament
ELMIRA---(WENY) Elmira's Program of P.E.A.C.E. is getting ready for it's Basketball tournament next week. It's an effort to help kids from Ernie Davis and Broadway to get better acquainted before the two schools merge next year.
The Program of P.E.A.C.E., which stands for Positive Education Always Corrects Errors, is a community initiative to keep area kids on the right path and focused on school.
Next week's Basketball Tournament will be at Ernie Davis Middle School next Saturday, October 26th at 9 AM. It's $5.00 per person, and Barbers in the area will be giving away free haircuts to participants.
Program for P.E.A.C.E Co-Founder, Willie Owens says, "It's very important that we give them something to do positive and keep them focused in school."
Co-Founder, Troy Council adds, "We're all responsible for our community, to help us thrive. We all need to play a part in helping to bring our community back to what it once was."
Program of P.E.A.C.E. will also be hosting a Spelling Bee next month where kids can compete for prizes and possible scholarship money.
For more info on how to get your child involved, visit and like Program of P.E.A.C.E on Facebook.