September 25, 2016  

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.

More Oprah Winfrey News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kim Kardashian Endorses Hillary Clinton, Shuts Down Rumor That She Votes for Donald Trump
  2. Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Move Into Rental House Amid Brad Pitt Divorce
  3. Find Out the Gender of Olivia Wilde's Second Child With Jason Sudeikis!
  4. Orlando Bloom and Malin Akerman Have Steamy Threesome on Netflix's 'Easy'
  5. Megan Hilty and Brian Gallagher Expecting Their Second Child
  6. Marion Cotillard's Partner Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Affair Rumors
  7. Julia Roberts to Play PTA Mom Framed for Drug Possession in True-Story Movie
  8. Pippa Middleton's Private Photos Stolen After Her iCloud Got Hacked