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Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse to celebrate re-opening and gym dedication on Monday

By Maria Carbonaro

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse will hold a formal grand re-opening and dedication of its Shonnard Street Club gym on Monday, July 16 at 1:30 p.m.

The facility, called Eaton Crouse-Hinds Division Gymnasium, is located at 201 Shonnard St.

The Eaton Crouse-Hinds Charitable Fund, which has offered financial support to Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse for several years, provided a donation to help fund the remodeling project for the gym at the Shonnard Street Club, according to a news release from the Boys & Girls Clubs.

The Eaton Crouse-Hinds Division Gymnasium “will offer youth and teens the opportunity to participate in healthy lifestyles and recreational programs to improve club members’ knowledge of healthy habits, good nutrition, and physical fitness and strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and engage in healthy relationships,” the release stated.

Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim and wife Juli will be on hand to help with the grand re-opening and gym dedication.

“The Boeheim Foundation is thrilled to support the great work being done by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse,” Jim Boeheim said in the release. “The generosity of the Eaton Crouse-Hinds Charitable Fund has made the Shonnard Street Gym Dedication possible. Juli and I look forward to being on hand for the event.”

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