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Posted: Thursday, 20 June 2013 4:40PM

Upton Foundation Hits A High Note With BGCBH



The Fredrick S. Upton Foundation is entering a 4-year musical sponsorship with the Benton Harbor Boys and Girls Club.

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That's Chief Professional Officer Brian Saxton, he hopes the community will one day turn to the Club when it's in need of singers.

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He says students who participate in music programs receive higher marks than those that don't. The Club started a drum line and began violin, clarinet and keyboard instruction earlier this year. Saxton says the instructions enable our youth to tap into their interests, as well as their natural talent, to become key elements in our programming goals.


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