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Boys & Girls Club selected as a Community Bag Program Beneficiary at local Winn Dixie store

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The Boys & Girls Club of Hernando County is a non- profit committed to helping children reach academic success through the use of using research-based programming committed to building character, supporting social and emotional development, improving healthy lifestyles and with qualified staff both before and after school and for summer camp has been selected as a beneficiary of the Community Bag Program for the month of April at Winn Dixie Store at 2240 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, Fl.

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The Community Bag Program launched in January 2019 and is a reusable bag program that
facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities shoppers live and work. The program features two reusable Community Bags with a special Giving Tag attached that allows customers to direct a donation to a non-profit of their choice upon purchase.

The Boys & Girls Club was selected as the April beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Winn Dixie located at 2240 Commercial Way. The Boys & Girls Club of Hernando will receive a $1 donation every time either of the reusable Community Bags are purchased at this location during the month of April unless otherwise directed by the customer through the Giving Tag attached to the bag.

The two colorful reusable Community Bags with the giving tag can be found on the reusable bag rack at the store. The key is to look for the bags with a tag that features a blue heart with the $1 in it.

“We are very excited about being chosen for the program. Any amount raised will help us to help kids who need us most,” said Noreen St Jean, Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club in Hernando.

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Boys & Girls Club of Hernando hopes to raise enough money to send several children to summer camp because “the needs are great this year,” mentioned Noreen St Jean about Boys & Girls Clubs of Hernando County.

The Boys & Girls Club of Hernando County, Inc. provides a positive, safe and fun environment to help over 1,300 youth of all ages and backgrounds develop the qualities needed to reach their full potential.

The Club offers youth development programs emphasizing five core areas including the arts; character and leadership development; education and career development; health & life skills; and sports, fitness, and recreation. The organization & seven school-age units and six preschool sites are located throughout Brooksville and Spring Hill communities.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/bgchernando or www.bgchernando.org.

CONTACT:
Noreen St Jean
352-666-0068 Ext. 108
[email protected]
www.bgchernando.org

Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein has over 35 years experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with neurologically impaired adults. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of South Florida in Speech Pathology.
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