Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland will hold a community open house October 18th so kids, parents, grandparents, partners and neighbors can learn about all of the organization’s after-school offerings.
The open house will run from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Broadway Club, 6114 Broadway Ave., Cleveland 44127.There will be refreshments, guided tours, live entertainment and demonstrations. The event is free and open to the public.
BGCC provides safe, fun places for kids ages 6-18 to go after school. There are currently 12 locations in Cleveland, and on an average weekday about 1,000 kids go to Clubs after school lets out. The cost is $10 per year, but no one will ever be turned away if he or she is unable to pay.
The three pillars of Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland’s programming are academic success, healthy lifestyles and character development. The Clubs offer athletics, a farm program, music, art, graphic design, homework and academic help, a career readiness program and a recording studio.
Shanelle Moon, the assistant director of the Broadway Club, said the event will offer attendees a good understanding of the activities that take place every day at her site and the other locations. She said she hopes kids, parents, grandparents, neighbors and partners will attend.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland’s mission is to inspire and enable the young people who need us most to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.