To the Editor:

The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton hosted its annual Day for Kids Friday, Sept. 18, welcoming nearly 500 children and adults to enjoy free food, fun and quality time together.

Day for Kids was established more than a decade ago by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to provide “adults and kids an opportunity to take a break from their busy lives and celebrate the wonder of life and the fulfillment of spending time together.”

The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton wishes to thank the following vendors for their participation in Day for Kids:

All-Pro Tire and Service, Beaufort County Election Commission, Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Best Buy, Bi-Lo, Bluffton Police Dept., Bluffton Township Fire District, Chick-fil-A, Diabetes Self-Management Education, Family Promise, Health Smart, Juice Plus, Kona Ice, Lois Brown Puppetry Ministry/ Lady Yesha, Longhorn Steakhouse, Marriott’s Barony Beach Resort, Olive Garden, Port Royal Sound Foundation, Powerhouse Family Fitness Gym, Ronald McDonald House Mobile Dentistry, Rotary Club of Okatie, Sam’s Club, Town of Bluffton, Vineyard 55, Walmart and Yolkie and Company/ Detroit.

The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton provides young people ages 6 to 18 with a fun, safe and constructive environment when they are not at home or in school.

The supportive staff and volunteers work together to achieve the Club’s mission: “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.”

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Claryce Allen

Bluffton Boys & Girls Club

Volunteer Coordinator