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Oprah Winfrey Opens Boys&Girls Club in Hometown

September 5, 2006 (8:29 am) GMT
Talk show host Oprah Winfrey plans to dedicate a state-of-the-art Boys&Girls Club she helped sponsor.

Amidst her hectic schedules as a talk show host, still has time for social deeds. The famous yet generous figure returned to her home state of Kosciusko on Monday September 4th to dedicate a state-of-the-art Boys&Girls Club she helped sponsor.

Boys & Girls Club actually is a 32 thousand square foot center boasts state of the art computer labs, a music room, arts center, and a library. "This center belongs to you," Oprah told the crowd. "And I want you to nurture it, support it, take care of it, and lift it up."

Paul Powers, vice president of special projects for The Oprah Winfrey Boys & Girls Club of Kosciusko and Attala County, said the facility would be used mainly for after-school activities for boys and girls 5-18 years old. After homework is finished, children can participate in arts programs or take advantage of the building's gymnasium.

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