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Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club director is heart of community

Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club director is heart of community

Angela White's name got called about once a minute as she shuffled in and out of the Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club under an unrelenting summer sun. Club members, staff workers and neighbors all needed her for something Friday as she prepared a cookout for the children at the club. Giving back to the public housing community she grew up in is her full-time job. "This boys & girls club is not just for the kids, it's a community boys and girls club," White said, who has been director for eight years. Many of the children who go to the club view her as a mother figure and role model. White, 51, knows who among them needs an extra push in school, are getting into...

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