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R3 Program Holds Graduation, Hope for Participants

The R3 Program held its first graduation, Monday, August 22, at Dwayne’s Quality Metals.
Photo by: Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

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The R3 Program, a partnership of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department, Dwayne’s Quality Metals and other community partners held its first graduation, August 22, 2022. R3 stands for Reflect, Reclaim, and Redeem.

Jim Terry, owner of Dewayne’s Quality Metal and Joe T. Wood, Director of the R3 Program wanted to further help the men in the program to obtain tools in daily life once they are released.

“The R3 program at Dewayne’s Quality Metal provides various cognitive behavior, life skills and job skills training courses that have shown positive outcomes and evidence of being effective in other justice involved programs,” Woods stated.

The Adult and Teen Challenge is a faith-based program helping individuals facing life controlling problems, hurts and everyday challenges of life, according to Tennessee Valley Teen Challenge Lifeline Director Lisa Brown.

“We have a group of facilitators, most of them are recovered addicts, that attend yearly training sessions to be up to date with the progressive war on drugs,” Brown said. According to Brown, they had six attend a…

For complete coverage, see the August 24th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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