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Boys & Girls Club receives funding from AmeriCorps

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LYNCHBURG -

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg has been named a recipient of 2013-2014 AmeriCorps State Funding.

Funding from AmeriCorps will be used to hire five full-time employees to support the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg provide weekly one-hour mentoring sessions to 60 children who are at-risk of dropping out of school.

AmeriCorps mentors will be trained to use the evidenced-based model Check & Connect, which is a comprehensive intervention designed to enhance student engagement at school.

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