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Soniann Balasquide, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County invites the community to celebrate National Boys & Girls Club Week
“A Place to Become…” highlights the impact of clubs and how our trained youth development professionals help kids reach their full potential.
West Palm Beach, Fla., March 19, 2018 – April 9 - 13, 2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County (BGCPBC) is inviting the community to join them for National Boys & Girls Club Week. This special celebration offers the general public the opportunity to experience the life changing programs the Boys & Girls Club offers to children and teens in Palm Beach County. As part of the week, 4,300 Boys & Girls Clubs across America and on U.S. military installations worldwide will host weeklong celebrations featuring the many ways that the Club is a place to become, helping kids reach their full potential through outcome driven programs that focus on encouraging youth to make healthy choices, build strong character and succeed academically.
“Day in and day out, our Boys & Girls Club staff and mentors deliver quality experiences that make a difference in a youth’s life beyond their time at the Club. Research shows that kids who have an optimal experience at our Clubs are also more likely to have positive self-esteem, volunteer, and be engaged in school,” said Jaene Miranda, president and CEO of BGCPBC. “National Boys & Girls Club Week is a special time when we welcome the community to witness the amazing impact Clubs have on the lives of kids and teens.”
Learn more about programs and activities offered by BGCPBC at www.BGCPBC.org or 561-683-3287.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Founded in 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health, leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. Thirteen Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 8,500 children ages 6 - 18. In addition to a safe, fun and constructive alternative to being home alone, the Clubs offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth. For more information, please visit www.bgcpbc.org or call 561-683-3287.