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Niawen

 


July 9, 2018

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club staff, board, and youth would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who came out to help during ABGC Week. We were able to raise over $48,000 toward our capital project!!! Thank you to the community for your continued support with our fundraising efforts. The week would not have been successful if not for our major sponsors: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Mohawk Casino Resort, Akwesasne Housing Authority, Tarbell Management Group, Twinleaf, Akwesasne Convenience Store Association, Fasprint, Midnight Confetti, CKON, Mohawk Networks, Donaldson Funeral Home, Honest Engine Films, Phillip and Mary Gray, Krystal Hallman and Holland & Knight and Truck Stop #9. Thank you to our volunteer board of directors: Julia Back, Brendan White, Theresa Cole, Micaelee Horn, Dale White, Colleen Thomas, PJ Burns, and Robert White. Niawen to our staff for their endless efforts to making this week a success: Myra Lafrance, Nik Skidders, Lyn Thomas, Gilbert Jacobs, Sarahlee Skidders, Annie Jacobs, Shannel Garrow, Joann Jocko, Lacey Chubb, Leona Barnes, Thomas Barreiro, Netha Thompson, Dotty Lopes, and David Murray. Also a big thank you to our many basket donations and volunteers: Joes Glass, Beardsley Design, Dale White, Caveman Strong, Bull & Arrow Catering, Northern Landscape, PJ Burns, Chessie Thomas, Brendan White, Niio Perkins, Dr. Dan, Kings & Little Ones, Purple Ribbon, Melissa Rivers, Dave Fadden, Anna Thompson, Micaelee Horn, Colleen Thomas, Robert White, Rosebud Cook, Kaly White, Shelby Mitchell-Adams, Charlie Cakes, Leona Barnes, Randa Martin, Margie Skidders, Pommier Jewellers, Melody Music, Archies, Miller-Hughes Ford, Kids Korner, Bicycle World, Babes Cosmetics, Mabel Garrow, Robin Barnes, Cindy Francis-Mitchell, Grandma Francis, Glen Swamp, Tim Winstead, Roman Castello, Rosalie Morris, Trey Papineau, Amanda Jock, Sophia Jock, Arlene Jock, and Anna Shenandoah and Janisa Benedict. The Club has grown quickly over the years and needs a new place to call home. This summer’s youth and teen program have seen the largest numbers since the Club opened, serving over 200 in the JOM/ABGC youth program and 80 in our teen program. We thank you again for helping us give the youth of Akwesasne a safe and fun place.

Thank you again, the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club

 

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