Boys and Girls Club

MCSO Holds 18th Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo

Summer is all about having fun in the sun. Local children in Montgomery were given the opportunity to be in a fishing rodeo Saturday morning. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office held their 18th Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo. The rodeo was held for local youth around Montgomery County to enjoy their Saturday morning fishing. Children younger than 17 were able to…

Local Boys and Girls Club Host 30th Charity Golf Tournament

The Boys and Girls Club of the River Region hosted their 30th annual golf and tennis charity tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 21. After being postponed in May due to the pandemic, the local non-profit held their events at Wynlakes Golf and Country club with over 130 participants. The club has raised over two million dollars in the past, and the…

Wetumpka Boys & Girls Club Closes

After months of fighting for funding, the Boys & Girls Club of Wetumpka closed its doors for the final time Friday afternoon. ¬†The club struggled to find funding after the City of Wetumpka cut the club from it’s yearly budget. “You can’t just point to one thing that killed the club, but I would say a big part of it…

Wetumpka Boys and Girls Club Fights for Funding

The Wetumpka Boys and Girls Club is fighting for funding after the Wetumpka City Council voted to not include the club in its budget. ¬†Percy Gill, on the council, says he does not understand why that decision was made.   “We received an additional $300,000 + in revenues from business licenses which is now sitting in an account, I don’t…