Friars Club Grand Opening
Everyone is invited to the NEW! Friars Club Grand Opening on Saturday, September 6th from 1pm-3pm. Come down and check out the NEW! Friars Club’s state-of-the-art, 4-court facility, located at 4300 Vine St. in St. Bernard (next to Roger Bacon HS). Friars will cut the ribbon to officially open the new building, and there will be kids’ games and a Friars coaches game to enjoy. There will be FREE food and prizes for the kids. Stop by and feel free to get a couple shots up. Hope to see everyone there!
Serving the community since 1860
Friars Club is a 154 year old non-profit social service organization dedicated to serving the special needs of Cincinnati’s at-risk children through organized sports, activity, nutrition and fitness.Many of today’s youngsters lack parental supervision. Children need supervision, especially in low-income areas. When supervision is neglected, there is a tendency for high drug and alcohol abuse, a breakdown of family structure and a climate of violence. As evidenced by the growing violence in our city today, we, as a community, are not offering enough opportunities for youth to develop their values in a positive way.Everyday Evangelist: “Meet Annie Timmons” Article in Catholic Telegraph…”I love what I do…I want Friars Club to be a place of kindness, generosity, and love where kids can learn what they need to know.” (for full article, go to www.thecatholictelegraph.com Once there, key in annie timmons in the search box.
Friars Club offers that opportunity to boys and girls and help them establish a different set of values: respect, responsibility, good sportsmanship, leadership, and conflict resolution skills… all gained through sports. Friars Club instruction and guidance builds healthy bodies, minds and spirits by bolstering self-esteem and self-discipline, while, at the same time, reinforcing positive behavior and addressing nutritional needs. Friars Club is a Sponsored Ministry of the Franciscans, Province of St. John the Baptist, Cincinnati, Ohio USA. For more information on the Franciscans visit their website, www.franciscan.org