The Los Angeles Lakers & Hewlett-Packard got together on Monday afternoon, to ‘Officially’ Cut the ribbon on the new technology room at the Burbank Boy’s & Girls Club. Lakers Steve Blake and Don Duff of Hewlett-Packard, got to meet the boy’s and girls who will benefit from the donation. HP donated over $15,000 in technology equipment including HP Pavilion desktop PCs, LCD monitors, and HP LaserJet and Photosmart printers. The donation will provide club members access to updated equipment for its technology program, club Tech, which helps build club members’ knowledge and ability in computer skills necessary to succeed in school and the job market. “We are very thankful for companies like HP and our friends at the L.A. Lakers for choosing to support
our Boys & Girls club. we would not be able to help the youth in the Burbank and Greater East Valley areas without their generous donation,” stated Executive Director Shanna Warren. Blake, who is in his eighth season in the NBA and first with the Lakers, interacted with club members and utilized the new features of the technology equipment donated by HP.