Session held on peer pressure

Published 10:43 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Golden Fold of Suffolk, in conjunction with Alpha Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., had its regular session at the Taylor Bend Family YMCA on April 11 on the topic of peer pressure.

The young men gave examples of the experiences they have encountered with peer pressure. They listened to each other’s stories and gave advice to one another.

Guest speaker Jay Hooper also challenged the youngsters with a model vehicle that had to be assembled with a battery connection and operate off salt water. The participants split into groups and started thinking and assisting one another in putting the model vehicle together and into operation.

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The Golden Fold of Suffolk is the youth mentorship program of Alpha Iota Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., an international nonprofit social and civic service organization that has more than 700 chapters with 100,000 members in 14 countries worldwide. Golden Fold of Suffolk serves the greater community by offering community service projects, field trips, college lectures and university tours on the weekends. It serves about 20 students from middle school to graduating seniors in high school.