Shepherd Youth Center BBQ Aug. 29

LIBERTY — The Earnest Shepherd Youth Center's annual barbecue will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at 610 E. Shepherd Road.

Meals are $10 for adults, $5 for children age 5 to 10 and free for anyone under the age of 4. This year's menu will include beef, ham, baked beans, potato salad, bread and ice cream.

Proceeds will benefit the youth center by funding programs facility maintenance.

Serving the greater Kansas City area, the youth center provides educational and team-building opportunities through field trips, summer camps and community service.

"In an age dominated by digital entertainment, the Youth Center offers the perfect setting for youth to interact with others, identify positive personal traits, practice emotional competencies such as patience and adaptability, develop leadership skills and build relationships," a press release states.

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Northwest Editor Sean Roberts can be reached at or 389-6606.​

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