MAR VISTA GARDENS (CBSLA.com) — A lot of elbow grease and a lot of community support has paid off as a Boys & Girls Club, four years in the making, is set to open in Mar Vista Gardens.
Jack and Cindy Jones took a tour of the brand new youth center named in their honor after their $1 million donation.READ MORE: LA County Reports 466 New Cases Of COVID-19, 3 Deaths
“It’s unbelievable to actually see that this is the day that the doors are open,” Cindy Jones said.
Officials from the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica and the Los Angeles Housing Authority took part in the ribbon cutting for the grand opening.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In Compton, Shooter At Large
The club includes an art shop, education center, teen center, gym and a technology center and a game room.
“This building is going to be filled with kids, having fun,” Cindy Jones said. “When kids smile, it lights up a room.”MORE NEWS: 3 Men Wounded In Overnight Shooting At Rudy's LA Bar In East LA