Worlds of Work prepares to welcome thousands of local youth

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Businesses, educators, and economic development partners throughout the Shenandoah Valley are coming together once again for the Worlds of Work at the Wilkins Athletic and Event Center on September 14th.

The event brings together nearly 3,000 8th graders from around the region to experience and learn about a variety of business sectors.

WOW provides an immersive career exploration experience for students who may be starting to consider a potential career.

10 sectors and more than 70 businesses, including the River 95.3 and Fox Sports Radio 1450, will be on hand to give students an inside look.

WOW is open to all 8th grade students in the 7 district region.

Public school students will attend as part of their curriculum.

Home schooled or private school students are invited to participate as well.

For more information including participation requirements, click here.

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Home-school fair at YDC

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 A home-school fair will be held today from 10:00 am to 3 pm at the Youth Development Center in Winchester.

The event is sponsored by Valley Thunder Home-school Sports and the YDC in an effort to connect the area’s home-school families to access new curriculum and a chance for their children to mingle.

There will also be carnival games, a cake walk, and food for sale.

A 3 on 3 basketball tournament will also be held with three age divisions and a prize going to the winners of each division.

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