Ozark Radio News spoke with David Gohn, who is the Treasurer with the Boys and Girls Club. He says the club has met for the past two years now, trying to get the club started. In 2012, the club attempted to raise $150,000 before the end of the year to help have a starting point for the club, but they missed their goal. Gohn says that this “Founder’s Club” is extremely vital to getting the club started:
Gohn also talked about the club and the programs they will offer:
Despite missing their goal in December, Gohn says that the community of West Plains and the surrounding areas have helped the cause immensely:
Gohn says that the club will be open to the rural schools as well. If you have questions about the Boys and Girls Club, or you would like to donate, call Gohn at West Plains Bank and Trust at 417-256-2147.