The Boys and Girls Club of Memphis had its grand opening celebration on Friday, April 29th, complete with ceremonial ribbon cutting by five girl and five boy club members.
This fully renovated 11,000 SF facility located in southeast Memphis, will be a hub of activity for boys and girls in this area offering a full gym, two computer classrooms, a learning center, a new kitchen, toilets & lockers, and a wide array of after-school programs. At the heart of the new space is a gymnasium/multi-purpose room with a full-size basketball court and six goals for fun and practice.
After the ribbon cutting and speeches the kids had a grand time running around the gym shooting hoops and touring the rest of their new facility that includes a game room. At the main entrance they are greeted by their motto, “Great Futures Start Here,” as a reminder that they can achieve anything they set their minds to.
The addition of the Oakhaven Branch will allow the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis to serve an additional 180 kids a day, focusing on Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Character & Leadership!