Community Link: Finish Line Boys & Girls Club

Community Link: Finish Line Boys & Girls Club

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Each week in Community Link Carolene Mays-Medley and Marco Dominguez take a look at an organization or business that is making a positive impact on the community.

Finish Line Boys & Girls Club of Indianapolis provides a safe, positive, educational atmosphere where young people can reach their full potential.

Indianapolis has 10 Boys & Girls Club sites, five of which are stand alone sites and the others are at schools.

“We serve roughly 7,000 kids every single year,” said Maggie Lewis, CEO and executive director of the Boys & Girls Club. “It’s a big task, and we’re honored that the community trusts us to serve their children.”

The organization offers programs centered on character-building, education and nutrition as well as mentorships.

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Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.