Arcadia Boys & Girls Club Opens in DeSoto County

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SRQ DAILY FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION FRIDAY JUL 20, 2018

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County has announced the opening of the new Arcadia Boys & Girls Club in DeSoto County, which is located at 14 School Ave. in Arcadia near the historic Smith-Brown Recreation Center. The Club, which officially opened on July 9, will provide 75 children, ages 6 to 11, with high-quality educational, developmental and recreational opportunities Monday through Friday during the summer and school year. During an enrollment event on June 26, guardians paid a $10 membership fee for their child to access year-round programming that will help them succeed in school, develop critical leadership skills and adopt healthy lifestyle habits. Youth will also receive free snacks and meals each day, as well as, guidance from positive youth development professionals and mentors. The Arcadia Boys & Girls Club will host the community for an official dedication celebration in September.

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