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Casting call: Professional Communications, a Matthews-based production company, is holding virtual auditions for a reality show, "Health Crisis in Carolina: Real Families, Real Struggles, Real Solutions." Charlotte families are encouraged to post a short audition video on YouTube that explains why they'd like to improve their health. Deadline is Feb. 7. Details: www.professionalcommunications.com.

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Prevention program: Parents of middle or high school students who are concerned about their adolescents and peer pressure can attend "Good Guiding Choices" at Myers Park High School's media center 6-8 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14 or Feb. 16 (depending on preference) and Feb. 23, to learn and share with other parents. A facilitator will give a science-based prevention curriculum to the students. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Details: 704-927-8875.

South Charlotte

Mentors needed: Goodwill Industries hopes to recruit 25 local adults to give one hour a week to Goodwill GoodGuides, a youth mentoring program that helps area youth, ages 12-17, overcome disadvantages, finish school and prepare for a successful career. Details: 704-372-3434.

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