Contact:
Susannah Costello / susannahc@bgcmd.org / (303) 446-6781

Aug. 21, 2019
For Immediate Release

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity

Owen Boys & Girls Club in Southwest Denver to Open New STEM Lab

DENVER – Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will hold an opening ceremony for the newly renovated STEM lab and technology center at the Owen Boys & Girls Club in southwest Denver on Thursday, Aug. 22. The renovations were made possible thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball and Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The opening ceremony will feature Dick Monfort, Colorado Rockies Owner, Chairman and CEO. The updated space will feature new computers, a vinyl cutter and a 3D printer, ensuring teens and kids have access to learn with the latest technology.

Who:           Colorado Rockies Owner, Chairman and CEO Dick Monfort, Youth members of the Owen Boys & Girls Club

What:         Thanks to a renovation grant provided by Major League Baseball and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Owen Boys & Girls Club will hold an opening ceremony for the new STEM lab and technology center.

Where:      Owen Boys & Girls Club, 3480 W Kentucky Ave., Denver, CO 80219

When:        Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Why:           Major League Baseball has provided baseball field and facility renovations to Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. MLB support has given more than 20,000 Boys & Girls Club members the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art facilities that will help them build great futures. The Owen Boys & Girls Club was been select for this renovation program, made possible by a long-standing partnership with the Colorado Rockies, who are the Club’s official sponsor.

 

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is to provide our Club members with a safe, supportive, fun and enriching environment that inspires and empowers them to achieve their greatest potential. Since 1961, BGCMD has been helping kids, ages 6 to 18, achieve academic success, live healthy lifestyles and develop good character and citizenship. The organization operates 20 safe neighborhood sites throughout metro Denver and one residential summer camp. Learn more at www.GreatFuturesDenver.org.

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