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Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
February 7, 2011

My husband and I became involved with Boys and Girls Clubs as Elk members of Harrisonburg Elks 450.
We worked together trying to help them obtain a $10,000 Impact grant to help them with their food program for the kids. Unfortunately, we did not get selected.
Todd, Judy and the others do such a great job with the kids, and we support them.
When my children were young there was no organization like this to help children be in a safe environment while the parents worked after the school hours ended. Some of the children went home alone until their parents got off work as they could not afford to pay someone to take care of their children after school. Latch key children happened.
We are proud to assist in anyway we can to help keep this organization going in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

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being involved as much as I can whenever the need arises.

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ask that public recognition be given to those in other organizations that volunteer for events with Boys and Girls Clubs.

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & We have set up a drug awareness trailer with pamphlets to be given to both children and parents at the spring kids day held at the Simms Center. My husband and I represented the Elks Lodge 450 and helped them prepare the paperwork for an Impact Grant thro.