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Citi funds Tomorrow's Leaders at Boys & Girls Club

Citi funds Tomorrow's Leaders at Boys & Girls Club

Hagerstown, MD - Boys & Girls Club of Washington County was the recipient of a $15,000 charitable donation from Citicorp Credit Services, Inc., to partially fund their Tomorrow's Leaders program, which targets at-risk teens and pre-teens through fun, interactive and challenging activities.
According to Buck Browning, Director of Development, "With Citi's generous contribution, we are pleased to be able to continue the Tomorrow's Leaders program at four locations, which will prepare 75-125 youth to make life choices, avoid teen pregnancy and substance abuse, and develop life skills training and college readiness."
Debra Gorbsky, customer service group manager and Hagerstown site president for Citi, said, "Citi is pleased to support the Boys & Girls Club's Tomorrow's Leaders curriculum, and provide participants with access to post-secondary education opportunities via local/regional higher education institutions, as well as guest speaker sessions focused on potential career choices."
About Boys & Girls Club of Washington County: The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County's mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club provides extra support for families by offering a place for youth to go while parents are working, and focuses on three impact areas:
* Academic Success
* Healthy Lifestyles
* Character and Leadership
The Club provides a developmentally rich environment by incorporating the five key elements for Positive Youth Development.
* Creating a safe, positive environment
* Having fun
* Developing supportive relationships with caring adults
* Opportunity for and having high expectations of members
* Recognize members for who they are and their achievements
About Citi: Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

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