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The ROC gets revamped
at new location in BV

ROC Director Rev. Larry Franklin, left, and Treasurer Sean Burns
stand inside one of the future classrooms for mentoring/tutoring.

From the July 27, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The ROC (Recreation Outreach Center) in Buena Vista will open soon in a new location and with a renewed sense of purpose thanks to an agreement with the Marion County Board of Education and the support of local churches and volunteers.
   The School Board, as previously reported, agreed to allow the organization to move into and remodel a wing at the old school on Burkhalter Avenue. It's the portion of the building located behind DaVita Dialysis (the former location of Armageddon Gear).
   Led by Rev. Larry Franklin, who serves as the director, volunteers have already ... The rest of the story.