HYPE to host open house Saturday

Helping Young People Excel, a youth mentorship program sponsored by College Heights Church of Christ, will host an open house and meet and greet from 10-11:45 a.m. Saturday.

Parents are invited to come and enroll their children, ages 5-18, in the free program. HYPE mentors will be on hand to meet and greet interested youth. Hot dogs and chips will be served for lunch. The program’s calendar includes monthly community resource awareness activities such as a downtown scavenger hunt, along with a boat tour and fishing trip on Bayou Bartholomew.

Additional HYPE opportunities include one-on-one mentorship, tutoring and leadership/professional development. All activities are free and open to the public. Details: Tomekia Moore at 872-2229.