SCRANTON – The 2nd Annual G.A.L.L.S. picnic was recently held at Nay Aug Park with the female members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The G.A.L.L.S. Program, which stands for Giving All Little Ladies Smiles, is sponsored by David and Ann Hawk, and JoAnne Kuehner.
The purpose of this program is to engage girls in interactive and informative activities where they will learn how to strengthen and build self-esteem.
Throughout the program, the following topics were addressed:
- Body Image
- Good Hygiene
- Healthy Habits (food/exercise)
- Personal Values/Good Decision Making
- Social Interaction/Bullying
- Drugs and Alcohol
Pictured are front row (l-r) Club members Arelis Mendez, Yarielys Mendez and Aneesa Harris. Back row (l-r) are Ann and David Hawk, sponsors; Everlyn Rex; Club member; Paula Alu, G.A.L.L.S. program coordinator; Leasia Bauza, Club member; and Tricia DiBiasi Thomas, Club executive director.