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Hot August Nights Foundation Announces $100,000 Contribution to New William N. Pennington Boys & Girls Club Facility

HAN Check Presentation_4-15-14In keeping with its mission Hot August Nights Foundation contributed $100,000 to the new 55,000 square foot William N. Pennington Boys & Girls Club Facility located on Foster Drive in Reno, expected to open in May and serve 3,000 kids in the community.

At a reception held on Tuesday, April 15 the Foundation announced the contribution to the facility and also honored the 2014 Nevada Youth of the Year winner, Katie Harrison and 2013 HAN scholarship recipients, Jevin Daugherty and Eva Hernandez.

Links to Media Coverage:
Reno Gazette-Journal: Hot August Nights donates $100K to Boys and Girls Club
KTVN News 2: Hot August Nights Donates $100,000 to Boys and Girls Club
KRNV News 4: Boys and Girls Club receives massive donation from local foundation
KOLO News 8: Hot August Nights Gives $100K to Boys and Girls Club

Ten ways to name your brick for the Pennington Facility

The new William N. Pennington Facility on Foster Drive in Reno is coming summer of 2014 and is expected to serve more than 3,000 kids in our community. Be a part of this project and purchase a brick today.

Don’t miss out on this unique naming opportunity. Here are ten ways to name and design your brick:

1.      Company Name

2.      Family Name

3.      Honor an organization

4.      In memory of . . .

5.      Individual name

6.      Message to Club members

7.      Message to Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

8.      Thank you greeting

9.      In celebration of . . .

10.    Recognize important date

Click here to purchase your brick today

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB MOVES FORWARD WITH WILLIAM N. PENNINGTON FACILITY

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 www.BGCTM.org.

Download a copy of the Pennington Project Public Fundraising Brochure HERE

PENNINGTON FACILITY UPDATE

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows will start demolition of the old YMCA building on Foster Drive in January. Construction will begin in Spring 2013 for the new William N. Pennington Facility, a 50,000 square foot Boys & Girls Club in southwest Reno.

The initial fundraising phase for the William N. Pennington Facility has been completed reaching the initial $3.5 million goal from community foundations.  The project began with the generosity of the William N. Pennington Foundation, which committed $9 million toward the building, with a $3.5 million match requirement. The Club added an additional $1.5 million to incorporate infrastructure upgrades and the first two years of operating funds, bringing the total to be raised to $5 million. The Club will now begin its final fundraising phase with opportunities for corporations, families and individual donors to contribute to the project.

For more information about this project please contact Mike Wurm at 775-331-5437 or email.