Six months into operation, the Roane County Boys and Girls Club says it is a success.

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Six months into operation, the Roane County Boys and Girls Club says it is a success.

The Roane County club found a home in Harriman a year ago but officially opened up to kids this January.

Kids who visit the club can play and get a healthy meal.

Roane County kids can also learn lessons about character.

"We've seen a lot of improved leadership skills, a lot of improved team work, and they just a have a great time here. Parents are excited too. When school ended, we opened up an all-day program and expanded to a few other age groups. And parents are just ecstatic to have a place where their kids can go hang out for 5 days a week," says Chief Volunteer Officer Mike Dishman.

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