Special to the Record
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) honored former Nicholas President and CEO Josh Kraft’s nearly 30 years with the organization with a special dedication ceremony. Club leadership, donors, members and guests gathered to commemorate the naming of the Josh Kraft Mattapan Teen Center with remarks from current BGCB Nicholas President and CEO Robert Lewis, Jr. and Josh Kraft.
Kraft was the first director of the Boys and Club that was located in the Central Street Housing Project in the early 1990’s. After a few years at the Central Ave. location, Kraft spearheaded a drive to build the Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club – Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston on Willow Avenue. The Club has positively influenced tens of thousands of Chelsea youths who are members over the past 15 years.