Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Grant Will Help With Homework.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Boys & Girls Club To Receive $5,000

There will be more power during "Power Hour" at the Boys & Girls Club in Rio Rancho next school year.

The club was one of only 150 Boys & Girls Club nationwide to receive a $5,000 grant to fund an after-school homework assistance program.

The grant from the JC Penney Afterschool Fund will allow the club to update computer software, provide more learning materials and replace some equipment in the study room, said Tony George, the director of the Rio Rancho club.

George and Geraldyne Fuller, a teacher at Cibola High School who heads the club's current power hour, also will receive more training with the grant. …

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