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Demolition of old YMCA building on Foster Drive Jan. 9 starts project  

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows moves one step closer to the start of construction for the new William N. Pennington Facility, Jan. 9, 11 a.m., with the demolition of the old YMCA building on Foster Drive in Reno. The demolition party will include City of Reno officials, Foundation partners and members of the Board of Directors to kick-off this phase of the project and help make way for the new 50,000-square-foot Club facility scheduled to be completed by summer 2014.

The new Pennington Boys & Girls Club facility to serve the needs of both the immediate neighborhood and many nearby at-risk youth, expected to serve an additional 3,000 to 4,000 youth annually, an increase of 25 percent for the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. The Club is now working on the public fundraising phase for the project and reaching out to corporations, foundations, families and individual donors from the community to support and become a part of the new facility.

For more information on the new William N. Pennington Facility or the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows please call 775-331-KIDS (5437) or visit

Download a copy of the Pennington Project Public Fundraising Brochure HERE

Fernley summer kick-off on Saturday

The Boys & Girls Clubs in Fernley will host a summer kick-off party this Saturday, offering free food and games, free memberships and more for all attendees. Join the fun at the In-Town Park on May 19 from 3-6 p.m.

160 families and counting – Holiday Help sets records

The Club’s Family Plus Director talks about our Holiday Help program for 2011. This year we are expecting to help make Christmas happen for more than 700 individuals thanks to the generosity of our community.

Closed for Nevada Day

All Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows facilities will be closed Friday and Saturday for observance of Nevada Day, reopening Monday Oct. 31.