Club seeking donations


GREENVILLE — The Greenville Boys & Girls Club is now taking donations for its Annual Summer Garage Sale that takes place during the “127 Garage Sale” Aug. 4- 6. There are also “One Dollar Raffle” tickets available for choice of a shatter proof backboard and rim or two-hand crafted lawn chairs.

The club is located at 613 S. Broadway, and the garage sale will take place inside the club.

“We receive funding from the United Way, Harry D. Stephens Memorial, Ketrow Foundation, Lydia Schaurer Memorial Trust, LAH Group LTD, the Bryan Cross Memorial Golf Outing, and various individuals throughout the year, and these funds are what make it possible for the Boys and Girls Club of Greenville operate and provide for the many youth that walk through the doors each and every day we are open,” said a spokesperson.

The purpose of the Annual Garage Sale and the “One Dollar Raffle” is to raise extra funds to support yearly club activities, such as holiday parties and field trips.

The Boys & Girls Club of Greenville is open for youth ages 7-14, and provides a safe, well supervised place for these youth to come to, where they can hang out, exercise, work on crafts, play games, work on homework, etc.

“We are here for the kids in hopes of keeping them off the streets and helping them to make wise choices,” the spokesperson said.

Raffle tickets are available $1 each or six for $5, for choice at a chance to win the backboard rim or lawn chairs. The raffle will run through Sept. 10 during the Rolling ’50s Car Show. The drawing will take place at the club on Sept. 12.

Contact the Boys & Girls Club of Greenville with any questions. Call 547-1122 or stop by and visit the club at 613 S. Broadway, Greenville.

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