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INDIAN ISLAND, Maine – The Penobscot Nation Boys & Girls Club is pleased to announce that under the leadership and guidance of Carla Knapp, Chief Professional Officer, the Maine Native Boys & Girls Clubs, Aroostook Band of Micmac Indians, Houlton Band of Maliseets, and the Passamaquoddy Tribes of Sipayik and Indian Township are now Units under the Penobscot Nation Boys & Girls Club Charter.

The Native American Boys & Girls Club organization is part of a nationwide affiliation of local, autonomous organizations and Boys & Girls Clubs of America working to help youth of all backgrounds develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. It is facility-based and offers daily access to a broad range of activities in five core program areas: 1) character and leadership development, 2) education and career development, 3) health and life skills, 4) the arts, and 5) sports, fitness and recreation.

Ms. Knapp says, ‚ÄúToday, our youth are at risk more than ever and in need of taking advantage of the programs, activities and services provided by the Boys & Girls Club. They benefit from trained, caring professional staff and volunteers who help young people take control of their lives, envision productive futures, and reach their goals at a 100% free membership. We are extremely delighted to be able to serve more youth statewide‚ÄĚ.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Carla Knapp, Chief Professional Officer

Telephone Number: (207)817-7355

Website: http://penobscotnation.org/pnbgc

Email: carla.knapp@penobscotnation.org