03/25/07 — National Boys and Girls Clubs Week observed

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National Boys and Girls Clubs Week observed

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 25, 2007 2:06 AM

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County will celebrate National Boys and Girls Club Week March 26 through 30.

Operations Director Sarah Pariso said next week is going to be an exciting time, with thousands of clubs and millions of youngsters nationwide.

And the club is exanding every day, she said.

The Wayne County Club has four locations, the main one on Royall Avenue in Goldsboro, the Paley Unit, and others in Fremont, Mount Olive and Selma.

Each local club unit will be hosting daily events with special themes throughout the week. Guest speakers will come to all the club units, and there will be a Triple Play field day, with game room tournaments and games with parents playing against members.

Wrapping up the event will be a talent show and cook-out at the Paley Unit March 30.

The events are open to the public at all the clubs, Ms. Pariso said.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County, founded in 1947, is a non-profit, privately-funded 501(c) (3) organization that serves about 2,100 youth a year and depends on donations and volunteers. To make a donation or to volunteer contact the Boys & Girls Club office at 735-2358 or visit the website at www.bgcwaynecounty.com.