Greater Smyrna Clayton Boys & Girls Club Appreciation Event
(Smyrna, DE. – February 14, 2022) – The Greater Smyrna Clayton Boys & Girls Club is excited to unveil upgraded windows and doors to their facility. The upgrades were made possible through funding awarded by the State of Delaware with the support of local leaders and board members. State Representatives Jeff Spiegelman, William Carson, and Delaware State Senator Bruce Ennis alongside Greater Smyrna Clayton board member Debbie Wicks combined efforts to help meet the needs of the club.
“We are thankful to have the support of so many members of our community and local government who make projects like this possible.” says John S. Wellons, President and CEO.
The Greater Smyrna Clayton Boys & Girls Club serves over 60 Club Kids each day, providing programs and mentors that equip kids for Great Futures ahead. Through the pandemic, the clubs continued to meet the needs of Club Kids, becoming a site for virtual learning and all-day care.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware:
Since 1931 Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware (bgclubs.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 42 Clubs serve 30,000 children and teens through Club membership and community outreach. Located throughout the state, the Clubs also serve military families at the Boys & Girls Club-affiliated Youth Center at the Dover Air Force Base. Clubs provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. To learn more visit bgclubs.org. Follow us bgclubs.org/facebook, bgclubs.org/instagram, bgclubs.org/twitter