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  • Writer's pictureBoys & Girls Clubs of Athens

Join us for our 22nd Annual Locos Steak & Steak Dinner

Steak & Steak is an annual tradition that allows the youth of our community and our club members to mingle over a delicious steak dinner. This year’s event is hosted by Locos Grill & Pub. The night will feature Josh Brooks, current UGA Athletic Director, as the evening’s featured guest. The funds from the event will benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of Athens program initiatives.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Athens is a place where Club members become confident and productive members of the local community. Through programs that support healthy lifestyles, good character, and academic success, volunteers and staff help ensure a better future for our local youth.


Featuring Josh Brooks

J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics

Josh Brooks started his career for the University of Georgia Athletic Association in 2008, as the Assistant Director of Football Operations. After serving over 10 years at UGA, Brooks was named J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics in 2021.

A native of Louisiana, he graduated from LSU in 2002 with a B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. In his time at LSU, Brooks worked as an equipment manager and a student assistant coach. During those four years, the Tigers went to the 2000 Peach Bowl, the 2001 SEC Championship, and the 2002 Sugar Bowl.

In 2014, Brooks received his Master's degree in Sports Management from UGA.



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