SCHENECTADY, NY (NEWS10) – It was announced Monday that the Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady will receive a donation of $ 4,500 from Spectrum to support its video production initiative, which is part of the summer camp programming. The program is supposed to help teach video production to children through hands-on experiences by shooting a film from start to finish, highlighting the clubs’ offerings.
“The new Schenectady Boys & Girls Club facility in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood is an invaluable asset to the children and families in our community – serving hundreds of young people every day,” said Mayor Gary McCarthy, Town of Schenectady . “On behalf of the Town of Schenectady, I would like to thank Spectrum for its support of organizations like the Schenectady Boys and Girls Club which will strengthen youth programs and services in our community. “
“The Boys & Girls Club is delighted to offer this incredible opportunity to our young people through Spectrum,” said Shane Bargy, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady. “Working with an expert like Prince Sprauve really helps them understand the ins and outs of filmmaking and can be the start of a wonderful career for some. It is an incredibly fun high yield learning experience for all of our teens.
“Spectrum is proud to support organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the important work they do,” said Camille Joseph, Group Vice President, State Government Affairs for Charter Communications. “Together, we are building stronger communities where our customers and employees live and work. “