Boys Town To Open Sioux City Office

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

The Nebraska-based Boys Town organization is opening an office in Sioux City as it expands to provide in-home services to help at-risk families in northwest Iowa and northeast Nebraska.

Boys Town says it was selected by the Iowa Department of Human
Services, and anticipates helping over 500 families.

A ribbon cutting is scheduled in Sioux City on Oct. 26.

Boys Town is national organization dedicated to helping children
and families. It's headquartered at Boys Town, a suburb of Omaha.

It was founded in 1917 by a Roman Catholic priest, the Rev. Edward Flanagan, and made famous by the 1938 Academy Award-winning
movie "Boys Town" that starred Mickey Rooney and Spencer Tracy.

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