BGCUC Welcomes Francis Purdue to Board of Directors

Frank Purdue


Union, NJ​ December 3, 2018 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is pleased to announce the appointment of Francis Purdue to their Board of Directors. Francis is SVP of Sales at True and Associates and works with clients in the construction, restaurant, and hospitality industries.

“Frank is a great advocate for youth; he has such passion for our mission and members,” said Russell Triolo, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. “I am excited to work with him to further our mission and bring new, expanded resources to our Clubs.”

“I am honored to be added to the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County and I look forward to making a positive impact on the lives of these kids,” said Francis Purdue.

Registration for our after school programs is open at our Union, Elizabeth, Plainfield, and Roselle Clubs. Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield. Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. Aquatics is available at our Union Club. ​​For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website ​ or contact us 908-687-2697.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach.

Thank you to NY Jets, Pierre Desir and Samaritan’s Feet for the generous donation of new sneakers for members of our Plainfield Club

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