Legally Delinquent NGOs-Part 20

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by CB Forgotston

Buckets of public money flushedThis is the 20th in a series of reports by the Crack Mullet Research Team (“Team”) on 36 Non-governmental Organizations (“NGOs”) that are on State Treasurer John Kennedy list of those that have failed to comply with the law.

According to Kennedy, BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF NATCHITOCHES, INC. owes the Louisiana taxpayers $75,000.

Corporate Information

The organization address is: 715 6TH ST. NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Current status with Secretary of State: Active, In Good Standing
Registered Agent: ELIZA BHERENDSON, 715 6TH ST. NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Vice President: NORWOOD JACKSON, 1610 MCCLELLAND, NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Treasurer: DWIGHT EPPERSON, 329 BLANCHARD RD., NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457
Director: ANNETTE ROQUE, 5793 HWY 494, NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457

Financials

Audit: No audits found on-line.
990 IRS Report: LAST REPORT 2009

Mission statement

Boys & Girls Clubs of El Camino Reál* has committed to providing youth ages 6 to 18 with a tangible measure of hope. We offer the children lessons of leadership, guidance, and direction that is so often lacking in their lives. Our trained professional staff members respect and listen to the Club members we serve. We provide a safe environment where children can have fun and be themselves. Our activities are structured and interesting…channeling a child’s youthful energy into challenging pursuits.

*Name changed to “of Natchitoches” in 2008.

Possible political connections

Usually, a NGO must have the approval of the leges in whose districts the organization is located to be funded. The organization is in Rep. KENNY COX and Sen. GERALD LONG’s districts. Check with the leges for more information.

Priorities

One can only assume that the leges would not have appropriated the funds for the organization unless its needs were a higher priority than the state colleges and universities which had their funding reduced and student tuition was raised.

Anyone who thinks that funding the organization is not a higher priority than our state colleges and universities, please forward this to your leges for an explanation of their priorities because I can’t explain it.

C.B., King of Subversive Bloggers

NOTE: Listed on city’s website: http://www.natchitochesla.gov/content/boys-girls-club-el-camino-real
The club’s website: http://www.bgcnla.org/
http://www.guidestar.org/PartnerReport.aspx?ein=72-1166548&Partner=Amex
http://amacshoponline.retailbenefits.com/shop/charity/72-1166548/detail?searcher=shopper
http://greatnonprofits.org/org/boys-and-girls-club-of-natchitoches-inc – “0 Reviews!”

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