Boys & Girls Clubs of Merced County to hold open house Thursday to celebrate academic program

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Merced County said they will hold an open house Thursday, July 7, to celebrate its "Give Every Child a Chance" academic programs.

"Give Every Child A Chance" is a program that tries to catch youngsters who often fall through the cracks, the nonprofit said in a news release. It provides mentoring and tutoring services to young people at risk of failing in school.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. at Perrey Yokley Family Development Center, 740 Canal Street, Merced 95340.