Mankato Times

MANKATO, MINN. — Boys & Girls Club of Mankato Board of Directors is searching for a director of the local club. The director will provide leadership, drive results, and implement organization goals. Applicants can apply by emailing cover letter and resume to or by going to the website

Board President, Les Koppendrayer, states that Club is planning for a fall opening to serve kids in Mankato with the ability to accommodate approximately 60 children each day. The location of Club will be at 709 South Broad Street, Mankato.

Recent Club director, Samantha Schirmers, resigned from the position due to another leadership opportunity in the community. Koppendrayer says, “Sam has been instrumental in supporting some of the early efforts in order to establish the Club for kids in Mankato. Our organization is happy to have had this time with Sam, and wish her well on her new endeavors.”

The work of finding a replacement has already been begun by an internal committee of the board. The process includes a local and regional search as well as opportunities for input from key stakeholders of the club.

Boys & Girls Club Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

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