Tag Archives: Mary Nelson Youth Center

Youth Get Spotlight Saturday

Mary Nelson to Host second annual Youth Day Fair Nov. 14 She’s been featured on “Live! With Regis and Kelly.” Her back-to-school programs have attracted from across the country. Some of those events have drew as many as 9,000. Her vision, her role in the Syracuse community stretches further than just Palmer and South Avenue. Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Center Holds its First Party

The Mary Nelson Youth Center hosted a Halloween party for South Side children Saturday, Oct. 31, afternoon. Located at 2849 S. Salina St., the center’s event lasted from 1 to 5 p.m. and was attended by toddlers to high school students. Everyone who came was treated to a meal, a grab bag and a variety of activities including bobbing for ... Read More »

Hopes of a Legacy: Mary Nelson's Ladies

In the back of a local youth center on the South Side of Syracuse, a 20-year-old woman is making a positive impact on the lives of girls hoping to entertain the crowd at their next public event. While talking with Sadiyqah Nixon, head coach of the step team dubbed “Mary Nelson’s Ladies” (M.N.L ), she gives details of her past, ... Read More »