YOUTH CONCERNS - Kris Fleckenstein, Youth HQ board chair, speaks to media following the release of a needs assessment report. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer receives $5,000 in donation

TELUS recently presented a cheque to the Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer in the amount of $5,000.

The money will be used to enhance security at the North Hill Club and in support of the Keystone rural Youth Leadership program.

The donation was possible with the company’s lottery committee donation and sponsorship fund.

“TELUS is a company that measures success through profitable returns and through the contributions of our people, resources, technology and expertise that help make our communities better places to live. We have the ability and responsibility to influence the quality of life in our communities and encourage others to become community leaders.” States Gail Ovelson, TELUS Payday Lottery Committee.

“Thank you to our incredible friends at TELUS for your contribution in support of the Boys and Girls Club. The investment of TELUS in bettering the communities we live impacts so many and speaks volumes of their role as a leading corporate citizen” states Rob Lewis, Executive Director, Youth HQ.

Boys and Girls Club provides fun after school and out-of-school programs and activities to give young people the opportunities to develop their potential and achieve their dreams.

Youth HQ coordinates programming for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer & District and Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District, offering numerous programs and services that support children, youth and families.

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