Boys & Girls Club Founder Elected to Hall of Fame

Frank Callen
Frank Callen

Frank Callen, founder of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire, the first Boys & Girls Club in Georgia, has been elected for induction to the 2011 Georgia Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame.

The purpose of the Georgia Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame is to celebrate the extraordinary youth, men and women who have made significant contributions to the Boys & Girls Club Movement in Georgia.

Like Mr. Callen, a pioneer himself, each inductee has helped raise the standards and level of professionalism in the Boys & Girls Club Movement, while inspiring and mentoring future generations, laying the groundwork that encourages us all to strive for excellence in helping children who need us most.

The 2011 Georgia Hall of Fame program will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the Marriott Atlanta Gwinnett Place in Duluth, Georgia. For more information about this event, please call Pamela Jones at 912-233- 2939, ext. 5 .

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Empire is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Frank Callen B&GC is located at 510 E. Charlton St, Savannah and the Kayton Home B&GC is located at 801 Brewer St., Savannah. The Clubs are open after school, evenings and on school vacations.

For more information call 912.233-2939.

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