NBR club08p 16 year-old Brandon (cq) Ellis, a Scott High School student and a junior staff member at the Boys & Girls Club in Toledo, Ohio, left, and Greg Harris, Unit Director for the club, in the art room on April 8, 2005. The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo joined with more than 3,400 other organizations across the country in celebrating National Boys & Girls Club Week last week. The three local clubs in East and South Toledo and in the Old West End focused on community outreach. The organization has been a part of Toledo for 113 years and serves more than 7,000 children ages 6 to 18. Brandon Ellis, a Scott High School junior and also a junior staff member of the Homer Hanham Club at North Detroit Avenue and Monroe Street, works on a self-portrait in the art room of the club. Greg Harris, a unit director of the club, watches the likeness take shape.