It's been a long time in the making but the new state of the art Boys & Girls Clubs will open in phases beginning January 7th 2019.

According to an article in the Tri-City Herald the new club house is called  the Eerkes Family Branch, in honor of campaign chairs Craig and Marilee Eerkes and their family.

The 1st phase opens January 7th for up to 30 full time preschoolers, on January 22nd the club will be open to middle and high school students and will finally be open to elementary school students February 4th, and will serve up to 250 children per day.

The new clubhouse costs $20 a year for elementary youth, with financial help available, and is free to middle and high schoolers.