Two Brookhaven city council members spent time at the club, learning more about the facility.
Earlier this week, DPR Construction presented the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club a $65,000 check to help fund its academic success programs. Several DPR executives visited the club on Tuesday, including former Atlanta Falcon great Steve Bartkowski and Georgia Tech great Brian Oliver. Also in attendance were Brookhaven city council members Rebecca Chase Williams and Bates Mattison, who spent afternoon doing homework, art, playing games and learning more about the club.
Laura Ramirez attends the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) named Laura Ramirez its 2011-2012 Youth of the Year (YOY) at the signature Youth of the Year Dinner & Awards Ceremony held in early November at the Georgia Aquarium. Ramirez, a senior at Cross Keys High School where she maintains a 4.0 GPA, plans to attend Emory University and major in medicine. Ramirez said the Club is the place where she found the motivation to “be hungry” for success. She credits the Club and her staff there for helping her overcome tough times, rise through challenges and realize her potential. “It was the Club where I learned the value of education, college, and being a positive role model and leader. Every time I walk through the doors of my Club, I know I will walk …