Boys & Girls Club prepares for Reach for the Stars event

 From left, volunteer Susan Moenssens Rogers reads Hidden Figures with Chassity Henderson and La’Nazjah Thompson in preparation for the Reach for the Stars event.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck (BGCNN) recently announced a Reach for the Stars benefit dinner Thursday, October 25, at the Activity Center, 517 North Main Street, Kilmarnock. The speaker will be Dr. Christine Mann Darden, a retired NASA aeronautical engineer, data analyst and mathematician featured in Hidden Figures.

A wine and cheese reception will be held at 5 p.m. The dinner and program will follow. Reservations are $75 per person or $125 per couple; $500 for a table with six guests and two students. For reservations, contact 435-9696 or

It is not often the Northern Neck is visited by a person who inspires so many of our youth,” said president Karla Beale…