In March, community leaders gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the renovated Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd. This week, folks got together to launch the club's new teen center. And, last night, the clubs had a segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
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Ceso Sprewell's world went into a tailspin when he was a sixth-grader at Sarah Scott Middle School. His parents both died of cancer within months of each other, and his life changed suddenly. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, such experiences gave Sprewell the insight he needed to help kids dealing with similar struggles in the city's poor central city neighborhoods.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) today announced it has received a $2 million donation from longtime donor and trustee Albert Nicholas, founder and chairman of the Nicholas Company, Inc. - a Milwaukee-based investment advisory firm - to fund and develop a recreational basketball league within its clubs.