Boys and Girls Clubs receive $4,589 grant

TUPELO – The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi have been awarded a $4,589 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission.
The money will be used to support the organization’s Dance Stars youth ballroom dance program.
Dance Stars participants perform annually at the BGC “Dance Like The Stars” special event, which is the organization’s largest fundraiser. It raised more than $160,000 in 2009.
The group reaches more than 2,000 youth annually through clubhouse locations in Tupelo, Oxford, Ripley, New Albany and Houston.

NEMS Daily Journal

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