Monday, December 29 2008
We congratulate Old National Bank for their generous donation of $ 100,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of
Boys & Girls Club gets $100,000
The Boys & Girls Club is receiving $100,000 from the Old National Bank Foundation to put toward he construction of a new building.
With the donation, the club now has $4.4 million for the building, which is being constructed at
“The Old National Bank Foundation is proud to support this project, and we encourage the entire community to join in helping the Boys & Girls Club achieve their $5 million goal,” said Bob Jones, Old National president and chief executive officer.
The Boys & Girls Club plans to start moving into the new building in May 2009 and open it later that month or in early June. Around 4,300 children live within a mile of the new site and the club expects to see a large increase in the use of its services.
Once finished, the Boys & Girls Club will move out of its current building at
“We are grateful for the Old National Bank Foundation’s generosity,” said Ron Ryan, the executive director of the club. “This size of a project does not happen very often, and it takes gifts like this to make it a reality.”