Buckeye makes $12,500 donation to Boys & Girls Club

04-03-13 Buckeye donation to BGC

Buckeye Plant Technology Manager Bob Cate (right) recently presented Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Emily Ketring (center) and junior staff member and Veterans Park “Youth of the Year” Devin Kidd with a $12,500 company donation to support the club’s after school and summer programs. More than 500 local youth receive services Monday through Friday at three Taylor County locations–Veterans Park, Jerkins Community Center and Steinhatchee School. Boys & Girls Club programs include homework help, education and literacy, sports, fitness and recreation, career, health and life skills, character and leadership training. Those interested in joining the club can call the main office at 584-8448.