News release from the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne:
Buffalo Wild Wings generously supports Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne
(December 30, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Buffalo Wild Wings, owned and operated by Mike Jones of Laporte Indiana, has renewed their support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne again this year with a significant donation of $6,660.
The funds, which were raised locally, will be used towards a Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne partnership program with Metro Youth Sports that allows Club members to participate in Pee Wee football. This program is part of the Healthy Lifestyle program-focus, which emphasizes the importance of physical activity in overall health and wellness. The Boys & Girls Clubs also provide afterschool programs that focus on Academic Success and on Good Character & Citizenship.
“On behalf of Mike Jones and the entire Buffalo Wild Wings team, we are very proud to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, an organization that gives back to the local community,” comments Scott Berry, Regional Manager of Buffalo Wild Wings, “As a sports grill, we are also pleased that our donation will promote sports and healthy lifestyle choices among our Fort Wayne youth.”
“It is awesome to have a corporate partner like Buffalo Wild Wings that values one of our key areas of impact, healthy lifestyles, ” says Joe Jordan, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, “As we know, childhood obesity is a serious issue in our community and in our country. This gift helps encourage our young people to choose healthy lifestyles and incorporate sports and healthy activities into their daily life.”
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization that provides structured afterschool programs that emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship and healthy lifestyles. Every year, nearly 3,000 children, between 6-18 years old, attend life-changing programs at one of the four Club locations in Fort Wayne.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne puts children and teens first by focusing on their mission “to inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens”. Website.
About Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants. The three locations in Fort Wayne, on Coventry Lane, Dupont Road and Maysville Road are independently owned and operated by Mike Jones who resides in Laporte IN.