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Club Seeks Funds for Youth Programs

OXNARD | West Ventura County Focus

June 20, 1996|PAUL ELIAS

The Oxnard Boys & Girls Club has scheduled its annual fund-raising campaign from June 28 through Sept. 30.

Club officials said they hope to raise $35,000 this year. All proceeds will be spent on youth development programs at the Harriet H. Samuelsson Branch at 126 E. 7th St. and on four after-school programs.

"This is an excellent investment in our youth, when you consider that it costs our society $30,000 a year to incarcerate a youth in a correctional center," said Oxnard City Manager Thomas Frutchey, who is also a club director. "At our Boys & Girls Club, it only costs $250 to sponsor one child for one year of activities."

The club will accept any cash donation. Mail checks to the Boys & Girls Club of Oxnard, P.O. Box 220, 200 E. Bard Road, Oxnard, CA 93032. Donations are tax-deductible.

For more information, call 488-5717.

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