Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Receives 15 New Bike from Associated Bank Volunteers During Bike Build Event
Students at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) will receive a special gift with the delivery of 15 new bikes assembled by more than 100 members of Associated […]
Students at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) will receive a special gift with the delivery of 15 new bikes assembled by more than 100 members of Associated Bank’s leadership team.
“We work to ensure our communities are represented in each of our leadership team meetings,” said Andy Harmening, president and CEO, Associated Bank and board member of BGCGM. “The bike build volunteer event provided a unique opportunity for our leaders to support one of our great community partners and bring a smile to a child’s face.”
Associated Bank supports Boys & Girls Clubs across its footprint through donations and volunteerism. The value of the clubs’ programs is evident in the success members have in school.
“Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee is truly excited to receive these bikes and helmets from Associated Bank. It’s a great way to encourage kids to have fun, explore the outdoors, and get some exercise along the way,” said Kathy Thornton-Bias, president and CEO, BGCGM. “We love how our partnership with Associated Bank is helping create fun memories for our city’s youth. Thank you to the team who spent their evening building these bikes – it’s quite impressive!”
Boys & Girls Clubs provide a fun, safe and constructive environment for youth during out-of-school hours. They offer programs and services to help young people succeed in school, develop leadership skills, and maintain healthy lifestyles.
The assembled bikes will be distributed to members of Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee based on their participation in club programs.
ABOUT ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP
Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $37 billion and is the largest bank holding company based in Wisconsin. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from more than 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The company also operates loan production offices in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER MILWAUKEE
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) is one of the largest and longest youth-serving agencies in Milwaukee and the largest Boys & Girls Club in the country. With more than 50 locations in the city of Milwaukee, BGCGM provides youth ages 4-18 with safe, fun, enriching after-school and summer programming including academic support, mentorship, organized athletics, arts, and nutritious meals. Our programs strengthen academic performance, build character, encourage healthy lifestyles, and meet the basic needs of Milwaukee’s youth. More than 80 percent of BGCGM’s annual budget goes toward youth programming. Learn more at www.bgcmilwaukee.org.