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Martin Mathews retiring from Mathew-Dickey

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Martin Mathews of Mathew-Dickey announced Monday morning that he’s retiring from the organization he helped found, 53 years ago. The announcement states that Mathews retirement will become effective on November 1, 2014, to allow for a year long search for a new head of Mathews-Dickey.

Mathews career spans overseeing Mathew-Dickey providing after school programs for children in north St. Louis, educational programs, partnering with community and businesses leader to bring technology skills and employment opportunities to young men and women in the city.

Being an avid sportsman, he sponsored teams in Khoury league baseball and little league football, partnering MLB and St. Louis Rams to provide sportsmanship and fitness to area youth.

Under Mathews leadership, the boys and girls club has been honored numerous this by the White House and two presidents for it community service that reaches 40,000 individuals annually.

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