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Boys & Girls Clubs hires veteran to replace retired leader

Laurie Gorris started Monday as the chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada, replacing Hal Hansen, who announced his retirement in November.“It is very exciting,” she said. “There’s a lot to accomplish, but it’s good. We’ve got a phenomenal staff.”Gorris began her career with the Boys & Girls Club organization in 1998 as the membership coordinator for the Truckee Meadow club in Reno.“I never knew the club even existed until I started that summer,” she said. “It got in my veins.”Raised by a stay-at-home mom, Gorris had never known the struggles of children who had …

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