May 7, 2013
Payson Community Kids, an after-school program for “at-risk” children, has an average enrollment of 60 a day. The program provides clothing, food, activities and support at a cost of $200 per day. Donations and volunteers are needed to keep the program operating through the summer.
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Payson Community Kids relies on volunteers, donors to offer after-school refuge for children
Children no taller than sapling pines stand barefoot on colored carpet squares, clapping and hollering, running in place and high-kicking. At the front of the brightly lit room, Suzy Tubbs leads the Jazzercise class-of-sorts and then an impromptu push-up contest.