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Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Plainfield Club Celebrates Thanksgiving

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Keystone Teen Leadership Club hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for members, their families and volunteers on Thursday November 19th.  Over 75 guests enjoyed Thanksgiving Dinner served by members of the Plainfield Keystone Club and Girl Scout Troop 10803. 
 
“We are so proud of our Keystone Club members,” said Russell Triolo, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County.  “Sharing with the community and civic engagement are cornerstones of the Keystone Leadership Club mission.”
 
Keystone Club is a program for members ages 14-18, that allows teens to participate in activities in three focus areas: Academic Success, Career Exploration, and Community Service. Keystone’s overall goal is to have a positive impact on members, the Boys & Girls Clubs, and community with the help of adult advisers. At Keystone’s heart are the ideals of character and leadership development.  Members learn first-hand the importance of exhibiting compassion, tolerance, responsibility, and citizenship.  For more information on Plainfield Keystone Club call: 908-822-8672 ext. 104 and ask for Mr. DeAndre.  
 
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is celebrating 60 years of changing lives in Union County.  Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers youth programs in 5 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside and Roselle.  Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield.  Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year.  
 
For information on clubs and programs, visit www.bgcuc.org or call 908-687-2697.

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