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Matt Reny is the development coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club of Toledo, and the man behind the plan for Barefoot at the Beach! This fundraiser event for the Boys and Girls Club takes place Saturday August 12 from 6-11pm at Maumee Bay State Park.

 

****Toledo Trivia***

Q1. True or False; The Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo has been around since 1892 and is one of the original 53 Clubs
A1. True

Q2. John Gunckel started the organization after seeing rowdy boys downtown selling WHAT item?
A2.  Newspapers

Q3. To get the kids off the streets Gunckel hosted how many of these boys to Christmas Dinner7?
A3. Christmas

Soon that number would climb to 250 in Toledo, and Gunckel would take this plan to the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904 creating a national organization.

Bonus: Nowadays, the spirit of Gunckel’s original idea still lives on with what Toledo community organization?
A: Old Toledo Newsboys

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