Pac-12 Remodels Boys & Girls Club Technology Center

The Pac-12 is in town for the championship game on Friday, but it’s leaving its mark on more than just the football field.


The conference is starting a tradition of donating to a local charity in the game’s host city.   


This year the lucky recipient is the emerald valley Boys & Girls Clubs of Emerald Valley.


The Pac-12 is donating a technology center to the club.


Crews have worked all week painting the room, building furniture and setting up computers at the Westmoreland location.


The location is a hot spot for UO athletes who volunteer with O Heroes.


A lot of them were there Wednesday setting up, and they’re very excited.


“I think it’s outstanding what they’re doing. I couldn’t be more thrilled about them coming into the Boys and Girls Club,” said UO track athlete and club volunteer Josh Heibegger.


“All of our community puts so much into the U of O and we all attend the games and we participate, and now the Pac-12 wants to give back,” said Interim Executive Director of Boys & Girls Clubs of Emerald Valley Kirk Strohman.


The center went through some tough times this year.  It had to close and temporarily re-open.


Strohman says this new addition will give them the momentum they need to get back on their feet.


So now that all Pac-12 championship games will be at home sites, the Pac-12 will continue this tradition of contributing in every city that hosts a Pac-12 championship from now on.

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