Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $30,000 For The Depew-lancaster Boys & Girls Club

William T. Stachowski

July 21, 2005

(Albany, NY and Depew, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-I-C, Depew) today announced that he has secured $30,000 to support the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club. Senator Volker secured these funds as part of the adopted 2005-2006 State Budget.

"The Boys & Girls Club of Depew-Lancaster have been administering programs and services to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence," said Senator Dale M. Volker. "They have been providing a safe place for our young people to learn, grow and achieve their full potential for several decades and I am pleased to continue to support their mission. David Hoch, Executive Director of the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club, and his professional staff continue to make this organization an exciting and attractive place for our young people to achieve their personal and professional goals."

David Hoch, Executive Director of the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club said, "Our mission to protect and promote the lives of our young people has never been more important and challenging. With Senator Volker securing $30,000 in state funds, it will allow us to continue in providing programs and services that have been proven to enhance the lives of our children. Senator Volker has been a big supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of Depew-Lancaster over the years and has secured financial resources to allow us to grow and enhance our facility, our programs, and our most important asset--our children. We greatly appreciate his continued support."

Senator Volker, in securing this $30,000, will allow the Depew-Lancaster Boys & Girls Club to improve the existing buildings, purchase supplies and keep existing youth programs fully equipped and staffed.