100 Best Communities for Youth Finalist

Floyd County is a finalist in this year’s America’s Promise 100 Best Communities for Youth recognition!  This is a big deal!  Hundreds of communities vie for this recognition every year.  The announcement of winners will be made via live webcast from Washington DC on Wednesday, October 12 at 12 Noon.  Youth Count is hosting a “watch party” so that community members can view the announcement together.  More info soon.


September 29, 2011 at 10:59 am Leave a comment

Metro United Way Support

Metro United Way … thank you for the recent grant to support Parent Workshops!

September 29, 2011 at 10:54 am 1 comment

Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County – Thank you!

 On behalf of our communities’ children and youth, THANK YOU HORSESHOE FOUNDATION OF FLOYD COUNTY for your support of the Youth Count initiative to educate community members about the power of asset building and to engage community members in actions that build assets!

July 11, 2011 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Carol Atnip Honored at Gold Leaf Award Luncheon

Youth Count recognized Carol Atnip at Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s recent Gold Leaf Award luncheon. 

Carol has been an active member of the Youth Count Advisory Board where she serves as chair.  She is an advocate for Youth Count and Asset Building in her interactions throughout the community.  Carol is a source of wisdom and vision in working with Youth Count to help ensure that our young people grow up with the positive opportunities, experiences, attitudes and behaviors which are crucial to their success.  Carol is always willing to take needed action.  She has cooked hotdogs at a tailgate party, been a sounding board to staff, initiated discussions with potential funders, recruited new volunteers, and much, much more.  Always wearing a smile, she is an active advocate for the work of Youth Count.  Thank you, Carol!

July 5, 2011 at 7:31 pm Leave a comment

Generous Anonymous Grant!

Thank you to the anonymous donor for the $5,000 grant to promote asset building in our community!

July 5, 2011 at 6:39 pm Leave a comment

Pillsbury & General Mills Foundation – You ROCK!

Our thanks to Pillsbury and the General Mills Foundation for their contribution to support the the work of building assets for our young people!



May 12, 2011 at 7:38 pm Leave a comment

National School Counseling Week.

As National School Counseling Week draws to a close, be sure to express your appreciation to school counselors who help direct and guide our students, demonstrating passion and dedication for helping our students succeed.

February 11, 2011 at 2:55 pm Leave a comment

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