Colonel visits BGC during Month of Military Child


April is the Month of the Military Child. At the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) children with parents in the military can join at no cost to the family, through a partnership with Youth Outreach which supports military youths, ages 6 – 18, coping with a deployed parent or parents. Currently, 65 children of military families are members of the BGC. Pictured are members of the National Guard and support team at Camp Ripley with BGC members who have a parent or parents in the National Guard, several who have a parent deployed to Kuwait. They include front row (from left): Connor Predmore, Lawrence Taylor and Ben Sackett. Second row: Jonathan Taylor, Ian Predmore and Abby Sackett. Back row: Tami Klucas, Family Assistance coordinator; Maj. John Donovan, Public Affairs Officer; Greg Bertrand, Club youth,  Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley post commander; Bernie Jeub, chief volunteer president of the Little Falls BGC Council and Command Sgt. Maj. Erik Arne, who is a member of the Little Falls BGC Council.