MODESTO — AT&T on Tuesday presented checks of $10,000 each to the new Boys & Girls Club of Stanislaus County and the Gallo Center for the Arts to benefit children locally.
The Boys & Girls Clubs Project Learn is an after-school program for more than 200 children.
The Gallo Center will use its money toward the Pathways to Creativity program, which enables more than 300 elementary schoolchildren to attend shows and events at the center.
AT&T executive Eric Johnson made the presentations.
The Boys & Girls Club, in its first year of activities, was represented by Lincoln Ellis, the organizations president and chief professional officer; board Chairman Dave Gianelli; and board member Cecil Russell.
Lynn Dickerson, CEO of the Gallo Center, accepted the centers check along with development director Carla Whitehurst.