Alpha Life awarded $66,000 grant

Published 6:24 pm Tuesday, July 23, 2019

From Alpha Life Enrichment Center, Inc.

Alpha Life Enrichment Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust out of Winston-Salem in the amount of $66,000. The purpose and mission of Alpha Life Enrichment Center, Inc. (A.L.E.C.) is to empower the communities of eastern North Carolina through promoting active living, food security advocacy and the development of educational opportunities through community collaboration.

Alpha Life Enrichment Center, Inc. began its community outreach in May of 1990 where its focus was to promote the self-esteem of children in the community through programs that would improve multi-cultural relations, community activism and personal growth to the young people of eastern North Carolina. In addition, A.L.E.C. provided counseling services that assisted youth with decision-making skills as it related to educational pursuits and vocational plans.

A.L.E.C.’s Executive Director Bill Booth said for the past 29 years A.L.E.C. has strived to bring about a positive change in the community. This grant will be utilized to assist innovative community projects, provide educational opportunities and be a conduit for economic development and public service.

For more information about Alpha Life Enrichment Center, Inc. contact, or 131 Griffins Beach Road, Washington, NC 27889.