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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County adds new talent to its Board of Directors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County
P.O. Box 812
Greeley, CO 80632
www.bgcweld.org
Contact: Amy Sarrazin, Director of Advancement & Communication
asarrazin@bgcweld.org
(970) 353-1278

Greeley, CO, Thursday, June 25, 2015—Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County announces the addition of 11 new Board Members who come to us with varied and impressive backgrounds. These Board Member include: Tyler Richardson, Bob Ghent, Aaron Prior, Susan Fakharzadeh, Tim Clancy, Tory Hanson, Jalon Burkett, Gerri Holton, Julie Engbarth as well as Weld County Commissioners, Julie Cozad and Barb Kirkmeyer. Our Executive Board is crucial to the success of our organization. These 11 join the likes of the already amazing cross-section of Weld County currently sitting on our Executive Board including: Hossein Shirazi, Charlie Shoop, Roch Schmitz, Jess Noffsinger, Martie Barker, Katy Burack, Rebecca Koppes-Conway, Mike Faulkner, Loni Ferrier, Randy Francis, John Gates, Joaquin Gallegos, Terri Hanson, Rob Herr, Roger Knoph, Dawn Paepke, Tim Warde, Sally Warde, Jeff Wenaas, Ron Wittow and Julie Wittow.

Chief Professional Officer, Todd Bale comments on the impact these community leaders will have on our organization, “We are very fortunate to add an additional, diverse class of leaders and champions of youth this year to an already very strong board. We’re convinced that the true ‘heart’ of an organization is in its board and our organization will only continue to thrive by having these highly regarded, passionate and committed leaders driving our mission and our life-changing impacts for the youth we serve in Weld County.”

About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County

The BGCWC, founded in 1964, seeks to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. BGCWC has five program facilities in Weld County that have over 2400 members ages 6-18 and have over 450 youth in attendance each day. They provide a holistic youth development program experience in an attempt to create academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship in each Weld County member and boast a 100% high school graduation rate!

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