For many of us, Labor Day is just another day we get a break from work or school. It’s a day to relax, go to the beach, turn on the barbecue, and spend time with family and friends. While Labor Day is certainly all of these things, at its core Labor Day is a celebration of workers’ rights and the triumphs and gains made by the US labor movement, dating back to 1882. Read more
Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is one of the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s partner agencies that is changing lives. But don’t just take our word for it. Here is one story of many from alumni, Steve Cornette.
Meet Steve. It has been said that “you may not know where you’re going, but you know where you’ve been,” and that sort of describes the journey I have taken for much of my adult life. As I watch clips from the new public service announcement for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America which touted the slogan “Great Futures Start Here,” I could not help but reflect on my own experiences as a Club Member when I was a boy, and how I am hopeful that those experiences will continue to positively impact my hopes and dreams for the future.