JOPLIN, MO.--- The group is holding a fundraiser called Club Comingo. It will be held on October 25th at Downstream Casino. Former Kansas City Chief Will Shields will be the guest speaker. This is the groups biggest fundraiser of the year. Last year they were able to raise $40,000 and it will go back to the kids.
"It's great to have events like this. It helps us keep our lights on. It helps the kids, it helps us purchase items for the kids for after school programming like books, paper, pens. The staffing that it takes to support the kids," said Rhonda Gorham, Boys and Girls Club.
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