Boys and Girls Club — a vital resource
The Boys and Girls Club is more than a place to hang out. It is transformational.
Sean McCartney is the executive director of the El Dorado County Western Slope chapter. “Try to imagine a more vital resource than the next generation,” he waved a hand at a class of young people. “The only link we have to a brighter tomorrow. People call them Millennials, I call them ‘the future.’ Right now they’re between 6 and 18 years old. They’ll cure cancer, colonize Mars and bring peace to this Earth. Each of them is valuable, sought, welcomed and embraced right here.”
The club’s three county locations, Placerville, Pollock Pines and Georgetown, welcome 360 children every day, supported by 32 employees and many volunteers. An hour spent at the Placerville Clubhouse in the National Guard Armory, 212 Armory Dr., reveals how deeply these children are cherished and nourished.
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Sean McCartney can be reached at 530-295-8019, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.