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Stephanie Johnson enjoys making a difference at the Boys and Girls Club

Stephanie Johnson enjoys making a difference at the Boys and Girls Club

July 29th, 2011 in News

Stephanie Johnson, left, stands in the garden adjacent to the Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City with Master Gardener Dana Calcutt, at right, looking at the successful planting. Next to Stephanie is Thojuree Johnson and Marcus Robinson, both attendees and gardeners. Today is Johnson's 100th day as executive director of the club, which has children working with area Master Gardeners to grow food.

Photo by Julie Smith

It has been 100 days since Stephanie Johnson walked into the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital City as its new executive director. And what a first 100 days it has been, she said.

When she accepted the position, Johnson said was excited for the chance to make a daily difference it the lives of Jefferson City area youth.

Some of the first changes are dealing with infrastructure.