The Transylvania Times -

By Ray Tuers 

Boys & Girls Club Expanding Services, Facilities – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 11/23/2020 at 3:41pm

Decarlos Lynch (left), a 13-year-old eighth grader, gets a math lesson from Caitlyn Murray, the club's Education Director, in one of the new pandemic era programs utilizing an on-line lesson plan. Masks are mandatory throughout the clubhouse these days. (Courtesy photos)

The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club is expanding its services and its physical facilities on Gallimore Road despite the financial pressure caused by having to cancel two of its major fundraising events this year.

Club officials say they're being helped a lot by the community's steadfast support.

"We're thankful our community is so caring and involved," said Executive Director Sarah Rae St.Marie, "so that we're able to rise above these challenging times."

"It's been a rough year," agreed the club's Resource development director, Kathleen de la Torre, "but we are celebrating... we are...

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