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Boys & Girls Club News: January 10
Thank You Home Depot! In 2018 we will be able to serve many, many more kids and that wouldn't have been possible without the help The Home Depot ! The Home Depot in Reading brought their staff, local contractors, and with an investment from Epsilon we were able to build out an Art Room, STEAM Lab, & Pre-Teen Room! Thank You Julie Smith-Galvin & JSG Communications! Our friends from JSG Communications gave us a wonderful surprise when their CEO Julie Smith Galvin donated $1,000.00 to our Clubs for environmental and energy conservation programming! Stoneham Club
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