Can you spare $2.77? Campaign helps finish new Boys and Girls Club
Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Sean McCartney and his son Liam, 3, pose for a photo near the construction site where the club's new, 15,000-square-foot facility will be built. The club needs about $500,000 more to finish the project. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
It was moving day — earth moving day, that is — for the Boys and Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope, as work on the new facility in Placerville gets under way.
To be built on Green Valley Road near Mallard Lane, signs of construction were everywhere from the huge ducts lining the top of the adjoining hill to the bulldozers below, scooping up dirt in one place and packing it elsewhere.
"They have been moving dirt around for three weeks," said Sean McCartney, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club. "Once we have power, we will put up a webcam so people can watch our progress." Continue Reading