Julie Gage speaking at Woburn Rotary Club The James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club is forging ahead with plans to totally renovate their existing facility as the new year gets moving along.
At our February 2 Club meeting, Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Julie Gage and newly-elected President Michael Donaghey, presented in detail the for an $8.5 million, total renovation at their existing building site. They reported they have crossed the $4 million dollar fundraising mark, and are actively courting additional support from the local business community.
With extensive renovation plans tucked under arms, Julie talked about the 1,400 members involved in the club at their building on Charles Gardner Lane in Central Square to their four off-site facilities at city elementary schools. The service to the community, she points out, expands and contracts with the needs of school-age youngsters of the community, including pre-school programs and After School programs at schools. The list of programs on site are almost bottomless, she continued, citing everything from the expected swimming and gym routines to the highly-educational programs with computers and and other resources. For additional details of the status of the expansion plans, please visit the article that appeared in the Daily Times Chronicle.