Brigade BGC a finalist in Pay It Forward Contest

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Submitted: Mon, 03/11/2013 - 7:49pm
Updated: Tue, 03/12/2013 - 1:18am

WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) — The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is a national finalist in the Family Dollar/Coca-Cola "Pay It Forward" contest. The contest is open to all Boys & Girls Clubs across the United States and the winner, based on most votes received for their entry, wins a $10,000 donation to their Club.

To vote, simply go to to register, search “Brigade” and vote for our entry. Each person may vote one time per day per email address now through March 20. 

The contest was based on entries by community supporters, Club staff, Club parents and volunteers explaining how the Boys & Girls Club "Pays It Forward" to their community. The Brigade Boys & Girls Club was chosen as a national top 30 finalist out of over 400 entries received for the contest. The donation to the Club will be used to provide after-school and summer programs to children K-12 in New Hanover and Pender Counties.

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